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Views: 72 Author: Site Editor Publish Time: 2022-09-02 Origin: Site
Matson announced on August 29 that CCX service will make it's last China voyage with the departure of the Matsonia 026E, departing Ningbo on September 6 and Shanghai on September 8. CCX service launched in July 2021, As a temporary expedited solution for Oakland during service disruptions on the West Coast.
Highlights of CCX service:
① CCX service port rotation: Ningbo - Shanghai - Oakland - Long Beach - Honolulu - Ningbo.
② Directly from Shanghai to Oakland port in Northern California, the sea transportation time is 12 days; Ningbo to Oakland is 14 days.
③ Vessels of CCX route depart for Long Beach on the 2nd day after arriving in Oakland and arrive at Long Beach on the 3rd day. So the shipping time from Shanghai to Long Beach port in Southern California is 15 days; Ningbo to Long Beach is 17 days.
④ The docking terminal is Matson's special terminal. No matter it is Oakland docking or Long Beach port docking. Both are at Matson's dedicated terminal. Not a shared pier.
⑤ After arriving at the port, you can pick up the container within 24 hours at the earliest, no appointment is needed to pick up the container.
⑥ Matson CCX, every 5 weeks, there will be 3 ships departing from Ningbo and Shanghai to the US.
There is no clear official explanation for the discontinue of Matson CCX, and part of the speculation is that it is due to the COVID-19 combined with the international influence, causes a high percentage of blank sailing.
However, Matson can choose to discontinue of Matson CCX, it proves that the current capacity of the routes owned is enough to stabilize the market, which may also be the first step for Matson to stabilize the freight rate.
On September 20, Matson's CCX's last voyage, the 2,890 TEU "MANUKAI", arrived at the Port of Long Beach for unloading. It is expected to arrive in Honolulu on September 26 to conclude the final voyage.
In the future, Matson will provide services on the CLX and CLX+. After Matson to discontinue CCX service, Matson's cargo will be more concentrated on CLX and CLX+ services, which greatly reduces Matson's operating costs.
CLX service port rotation: Ningbo-Shanghai-Long Beach-Honolulu-Guam-Ningbo
CLX+ service port rotation: Ningbo-Shanghai-Long Beach-Ningbo