Maersk and MSC shut down extra service deployed after Hanjin collapse

After just three sailings on the Pacific with extra capacity triggered by the receivership at Hanjin, Maersk Line and MSC have stopped offering additional service on the Pacific, writes Alphaliner. MSC will resume its extra service at the end for October. Updated 16.28.

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(Updated 16.28. An earlier version of the article stated that it was uncertain whether or not Maersk Line and MSC would resume the extra service. MSC informs that the extra service will resume October 28).

Partners in the 2M alliance, MSC and Maersk Line, quickly deployed extra capacity on the Pacific route in mid-September shortly after Hanjin Shipping entered into recievership.

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