OOCL cancels two more October transpacific sailings, restores six sailings
HONG Kong's Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced the cancellation of two more transpacific sailings in response to a reduction in demand in October
HONG Kong's Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced the cancellation of two more transpacific sailings in response to a reduction in demand in October.
However the shipping line, now a unit of Cosco, has reinstated six sailings in October on the same trade that were cancelled on September 2.
The two new cancellations are: On the Pacific China South 1 (PCS1) service, with the port rotation of Fuqing, Nansha, Yantian, Xiamen, Los Angeles and back to Fuqing, the October 13 sailing from Fuqin will be cancelled.
On the East Coast China 2 (ECC2) service, with port rotation of Qingdao, Ningbo, Shanghai, Pusan, Colon, Savannah, Charleston, Boston, New York, Colon and Qingdao, the October 27 sailing will be cancelled.
The six transpacific services that have been reinstated are: The Pacific China North 1 (PCN1) service with the port rotation of Tianjin, Qingdao, Shanghai, Prince Rupert, Long Beach, Seattle and back to Tianjin. The PCNI will start its voyage from Tianjin on October 3.
The Pacific China Central 1 (PCC1) service with the port rotation of Ningbo, Shanghai, Busan, Long Beach, Busan and Ningbo has been restored and will sail from Ningo and on October 10.
The Vietnam China Service (VCS) service with the port rotation of Shanghai, Ningbo, Long Beach, Oakland, Lianyungang, Shanghai and will sail from Shanghai on October 9.
Pacific North West 1 (PNW1) service with the port rotation of Shekou, Hong Kong, Yantian, Kaohsiung, Vancouver, Seattle, Busan, Kaohsiung and Shekou. The restored PNWI service will sail from Shekou on October 17.
The Pacific North West 4 (PNW4) service has been restored with the port rotation of Hong Kong, Yantian, Ningbo, Shanghai, Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Shanghai and Hong Kong. The service will sail from Hong Kong on October 6.
The Gulf Coast China 2 (GCC2) service with the port rotation of Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Yantian, Houston, Mobile, Tampa and Shanghai has been restored starting from Shanghai on October 4.