Maersk announces OC1 service adjustments10/08/2021
Maersk has decided to make changes to the OC1 service due to ongoing delays aiming to reestablish schedule reliability.
The Danish shipping line will be omitting the port of Cartagena – Sociedad Portuaria Region the southbound voyage until further notice.
The first vessel to omit Cartagena southbound is Oluf Maersk voyage 135S on 16 September, while Maersk will still be offering a northbound call, as per the below revised rotation:
The updated OC1 rotation will therefore be as follow: Philadelphia – Charleston – Cartagena* – Panama Canal – Balboa – Tauranga – Sydney – Melbourne – Timaru* – Port Chalmers** – Napier** – Tauranga – Panama Canal – Manzanillo – Cristobal – Cartagena – Philadephia.
*Cartagena and Timaru omission until further notice.
**Alternate omission between Port Chalmers and Napier until further notice.
On the southbound voyage, the company said it will continue to serve Cartagena via rail to Balboa, Panama.