Members of the G6 Alliance have announced their decision to modify their network between the Far East and the Black Sea effective from week 36.
The last sailing for the Asia Black Sea Express (ABX) service will be "MOL Performance" (ETA Ningbo on 30th August).
According to press release issued by the G6 Alliance all port coverage will be maintained by a new dedicated feeder service with a connection via Port Said that will be added to Loop 4 of the G6 Alliance.
The G6 Alliance's Mediterranean service, EUM, will also provide a connection to the newly deployed Black Sea feeder through the existing Port Said call. The rotation of the feeder service will be: Port Said > Ashdod > Istanbul > Constanza > Odessa > Istanbul > Ashdod > Port Said.
The feeder service will rotate between Port Said, Ashdod, Istanbul, Constanza and Odessa, before returning via Istanbul and Ashdod to Port Said, with two vessels of approximatelyTEU 3,000 deployed on the route.
The G6 Alliance members are APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line.