During the month of October 2019 (week 43), Hapag-Lloyd introduces two new services which will offer weekly direct sailings between Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia on top of its existing South East Asia Australia Loop 1 (SAL).
Connecting via Singapore on the company’s global mainline network, they will be able to offer increased sailing frequency to/from Australian ports, with more connections and shipping options in both directions for Middle East and Indian Subcontinent. For cargo from Europe these additional services will allow for:
- Smooth and reliable connection in Singapore
- Three weekly connections between Singapore and Australia
- Access to four weekly services between North Europe and Singapore
- Access to three weekly services between Mediterranean and Singapore
- Wide range of feeder connections from/to European outports
The SEA and S2A is a cooperation between Hapag-Lloyd, ANL, Maersk and ONE. Services will be operated composing of 7 x 8,500 TEU vessels and 6 x 5,700 TEU vessels respectively. Hapag-Lloyd will be operating one vessel on each service.
The service rotation will be as follows :
South East Asia Australia Loop 2 (SEA)
Laem Chabang ▪ Tanjung Pelepas ▪ Singapore ▪ Port Kelang ▪ Fremantle ▪ Adelaide ▪ Melbourne ▪ Sydney ▪ Brisbane ▪ Singapore ▪ Port Kelang ▪ Tanjung Pelepas ▪ Laem Chabang
South East Asia Australia Loop 3 (S2A)
Tanjung Pelepas ▪ Port Kelang ▪ Singapore ▪ Brisbane ▪ Sydney ▪ Melbourne ▪ Adelaide ▪ Fremantle ▪ Jakarta ▪ Tanjung Pelepas
The SEA and S2A services are scheduled to commence on the 23th October at Laem Chabang and 25th October at Tanjung Pelepas respectively.