Restructuring Announcement of AUS Service (update)


Dear Valued Customer:


COSCON is pleased to announce our joint services with partners ANL and OOCL under the newly formed Asia Australia Consortium (A3). The A3 products will provide a much more competitive service and comprehensive coverage in the North East Asia / Australia market when compared to current service offerings.


The A3 will launch three dedicated services, namely the Northern

Express, Central Express and Southern Express, connecting 10 major North East Asia ports with Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in Australia.


The latest service information for your reference:

a. Northern Express

First voyage: CSCL NEW YORK 020S(ETD Busan:19th October)

Port rotation:

Yokohama - Osaka - Busan - Qingdao - Shanghai - Kaohsiung -

Melbourne - Sydney - Brisbane – Yokohama


• Direct service to Japan and Korea

• Fastest transit time in the market from Kaohsiung to Melbourne



b. Central Express

First voyage: COSCO ISTANBUL 022S(ETD Shanghai:14th October)

Port rotation:

Shanghai – Ningbo – Sydney – Melbourne – Brisbane – Shanghai


• Fastest transit times in the market from Shanghai and Ningbo to




c. Southern Express

First voyage: XIN CHI WAN 012S(ETD Kaohsiung:14th October)

Port rotation:

Kaohsiung – Xiamen – Shekou – Hong Kong – Sydney – Melbourne –Brisbane – Kaohsiung


• Fastest transit times in the market from Shekou and Hong Kong to