ANL is expanding its PAX service with a direct call to Surabaya, Indonesia.

Starting on 22 January, the service will call Singapore, Surabaya, Dili and Darwin on Loop 1, and Singapore, Dampier and Port Hedland on Loop 2.

In an announcement, the company said as a result of these changes, exports from the Pilbara region would now be direct to Singapore, providing a faster transit time.

β€œThe improvements to its PAX service have been strategically implemented to provide additional capacity to support the increasing demand of imported and exported goods and enable the consistent movement of freight to service the South East Asia and Pilbara markets,” ANL said.

Loop 1 is operating two 1100-TEU vessels on an 11-day frequency offering a four-day transit from Surabaya to Dili – 19 days round trip.

Loop 2 is operating two multi-purpose 700-TEU vessels on an 11-day frequency with a six-day transit from Singapore to Dampier – 18 days round trip.