Advisories

Golden Week Blanking advisory for Mediterranean – Far East Asia Eastbound Services

26 September 2019

In connection with the Golden Week blank sailings plan shared earlier on Far East to Mediterranean services, we are announcing the Eastbound coverages per below. We aim to minimize the impact to our customers and offer customers predictability by making a structural change and securing alternative routings.

Week Service Vessel Voyage First Load Port / Port Date Last Load Port / Port Date
Week
46
Service
AE20
Vessel
MSC Faith
Voyage
944E
First Load Port / Port Date
Beirut  / 14-11-2019
Last Load Port / Port Date
Barcelona / 01-12-2019
Week
47
Service
AE20
Vessel
MSC Ravenna
Voyage
945E
First Load Port / Port Date
Beirut  / 21-11-2019
Last Load Port / Port Date
Barcelona08-12-2019

Alternative Coverage Mediterranean (AE20):

Week 46 MSC Faith:

Load Port Arrival Date Departure Date Coverage Plan
Load Port
La Spezia
Arrival Date
19-11-2019
Departure Date
20-11-2019
Coverage Plan
Covered by MSC Rania to connect MSC Zoe (AE11) via Valencia
Load Port
Genoa
Arrival Date
24-11-2019
Departure Date
25-11-2019
Coverage Plan
Covered by MSC Agadir to connect MSC Zoe (AE11) via Gioia Tauro
Load Port
Fos Sur Mer
Arrival Date
21-11-2019
Departure Date
22-11-2019
Coverage Plan
Covered by MSC Sandra to connect MSC Zoe (AE11) via Valencia
Load Port
Valencia
Arrival Date
25-11-2019
Departure Date
27-11-2019
Coverage Plan
Direct connection from MSC Zoe (AE11)
Load Port
Barcelona
Arrival Date
23-11-2019
Departure Date
25-11-2019
Coverage Plan
Direct connection from MSC Zoe (AE11)
Load Port
King Abdullah
Arrival Date
08-12-2019
Departure Date
09-12-2019
Coverage Plan
Direct connection from MSC Zoe (AE11)

Week 47 MSC Ravenna:

Load Port Arrival Date Departure Date Coverage Plan
Load Port
La Spezia
Arrival Date
26-11-2019
Departure Date
27-11-2019
Coverage Plan
Covered by MSC Silvana to connect MSC Ditte (AE11) via Valencia
Load Port
Genoa
Arrival Date
01-12-2019
Departure Date
02-12-2019
Coverage Plan
Covered by MSC Antigua to connect MSC Ditte (AE11) via Gioia Tauro
Load Port
Fos Sur Mer
Arrival Date
28-11-2019
Departure Date
29-11-2019
Coverage Plan
Covered by MSC Samantha to connect MSC Ditte (AE11) via Valencia
Load Port
Valencia
Arrival Date
02-12-2019
Departure Date
04-12-2019
Coverage Plan
Direct connection from MSC Ditte (AE11)
Load Port
Barcelona
Arrival Date
30-11-2019
Departure Date
02-12-2019
Coverage Plan
Direct connection from MSC Ditte (AE11)
Load Port
King Abdullah
Arrival Date
22-12-2019
Departure Date
23-12-2019
Coverage Plan
Direct connection from MSC Ditte (AE11)

Alternative Coverage Mediterranean (AE2 & 7):

AE2

Effective week 45 Eastbound, Maersk will temporarily suspend the AE2 service until mid-December 2019 and will resume in line with demand pickup. The first AE2 vessel voyage to be suspended is:

Week Service Vessel Voyage First Load Portport date Last Load Portport date
Week
45
Service
AE2
Vessel
Margrethe Maersk
Voyage
945E
First Load Portport date
Felixstowe04/11/2019
Last Load Portport date
Algeciras17/11/2019

Alternative coverage for AE2 suspension:

  • Algeciras: Covered through inducement on AE5. First vessel will be MSC Aurora 952E

In connection with the Algeciras inducement, the AE5 service will omit Port Tangier. This port call will be cov-ered by the AE6, inducing Port Tangiers starting week 44.

AE7

In addition to suspending our AE2 service, we will blank one sailing of AE7 service in week 46 Eastbound, as per below details:

Week Service Vessel Voyage First Load Portport date Last Load Portport date
Week
46
Service
AE7
Vessel
MSC TARANTO
Voyage
946E
First Load Portport date
Hamburg / 14/11/2019
Last Load Portport date
Jebel Ali / 14/12/2019

Alternative Coverage for AE7 MSC TARANTO 946E

  • Port Tangier: Inducement by AE6 Maersk Eindhoven 82A

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. We look forward to continuing working with you in the future. In case of any questions, please contact your local customer service or sales representatives.

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