SINGAPORE's APL is to launch in August a new weekly China Australia Service 6 (CA6)
that will connect ports in central and southern China to the largest
cities in eastern Australia.
The first CA6 sailing is scheduled to
depart on August 17 from Ningbo. The service will call at the ports of
Ningbo, Shanghai, Yantian, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
Designed to provide the industry's fastest transit times, CA6 promises
to deliver shipments from Yantian and Shanghai to Sydney in 11 and 14
With CA6 complementing the shipping line's China Australia Service
(CAS), China Australia Service 2 (CA2) and China Australia Service 3
(CA3) that provide weekly coverage between China and Australia, the
carrier said that "shippers can expect to benefit from yet another
shipping cut-off time from Shanghai and Shenzhen to eastern Australia