The United Arab Shipping Company is due to start calling in October. As Part of the Ocean3 Alliance
CMA CGM, China Shipping Container Lines and United Arab Shipping Co. formed the Oceans 3 Alliance in September 2014, and operate a route between Asia and the east coast via Suez, and another via panama. The new service reportedly originates in Shanghai.
UASC has six 18,800-TEU ships on order and China Shipping is awaiting delivery of five 19,000-TEU units, which will be the largest container vessels afloat. CMA CGM has six 17,700 to 17,800-TEU units on order, scheduled for delivery in 2015.
More to follow.