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G6 Cancels Calls to Congestion-Hit Los Angeles as Ships Queue outside the Port

(Mike Wackett – The Loadstar)

The G6 alliance will omit eastbound calls at the port of Los Angeles on the next four sailings of one of its Asia-U.S. west coast loops, due to the “ongoing congestion”.

According to a customer advisory from G6 member APL, it will also skip other calls at the carrier’s Global Gateway South (GCS) terminal to enable it to “remain fluid”.

Due to the greater complexity of its terminal operations, the G6 grouping has probably been the worst affected of the alliances by the chronic congestion that has blighted the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach over the past few months. Read more here.