Dear Valued Clients,


Carriers have advised of upcoming blank sailings (vessel cancellations) from China and Hong Kong to Australia in the lead up to China National Holidays (1st OCT to the 7th of OCT)

The program is carried out by all shipping lines on different weeks of the month

Please find below the current announcement regarding consortium blank sailings.


2016 Blank Sailing Week         Date                                                                Consortium

Week 40                                ETD Shanghai – 05/10, Ningbo – 06/10               COSCO/K-LINE/MOL (NEAU)

Week 40                                ETD Shanghai – 06/10, Ningbo -  08/10               COSCO/OOCL/ANL (AANA)

Week 40/41                           ETD Shanghai – 05/10 and 12/10, Shekou 10/10  HAMBURG SUD/MAERSK (AAUS)


At this time we expect space to be tight leading so please allow additional time to your “into store” dates in case blank sailing programs create service disruptions


If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact your customer service representative


Keeping you updated,

Shaun Azzopardi

National Customer Service Manager

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