THE Alliance has announced several changes to its network, which it says will improve transit times, boost reliability and deliver more choice in the marketplace.
Comprising Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express and Yang Ming, THE Alliance is to inaugurate a new dedicated service (AR1) to provide direct coverage of the Red Sea from China, Korea, Singapore and Malaysia. The services is expected to begin in April.
The alliance also finalised the port rotations of 34 other services.
“The fine tuning of the 2018 product package will further strengthen our already robust portfolio and allow THE Alliance members to provide enhanced value tailored to exceed the need of the marketplace” the members said in a statement.