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PRESS RELEASE: ANL TO LAUNCH NEW ASIA TO AUSTRALIA SERVICE: AAX2

PRESS RELEASE: ANL TO LAUNCH NEW ASIA TO AUSTRALIA SERVICE: AAX2

Melbourne, [15th February 2019]: Today ANL is proud to announce the launch of a new weekly service between Asia and Australia; AAX2 (Asia Australia Express 2). Complimentary to ANL’s long running AAX, KIX, PAX and APR services, the addition of AAX2 further supports ANL customers with the most comprehensive coverage between South East Asia and Australia.


Key Facts

  • Rotation: HCM, PKG, SIN, JKT, BNE, SYD, TSV, PKG, HCM
  • Only direct Ho Chi Minh call to/from Australia
  • Fastest transit times ex. Jakarta to Brisbane (10 days) and Sydney (12 days)
  • 5 vessel fixed day weekly service

Ports of Call

AAX2 will call Ho Chi Minh, Port Kelang, Singapore, Jakarta, Brisbane, Sydney and Townsville. AAX2 will break ground on two market firsts, a direct call in Vietnam to/from Australia and a fixed day weekly call in Townsville.

This new service offers the fastest transit times ex. Jakarta to Brisbane and Sydney at 10 and 12 days respectively.

With fixed calls into Port Kelang and Singapore the AAX2 service offers connection to and from South East Asia, the Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East Gulf, Europe and North East Asia.


Coastal Shipping Options

With calls in Sydney, Brisbane and Townsville AAX2 provides Australian clients with additional coastal shipping options. First voyage Sydney ETD 4/4 and Townsville ETA 7/4. AAX2, in addition to ANL’s existing services, enhances the already highly efficient and cost-effective means of moving cargo up and down the east coast of Australia.

The first sailing of the AAX2 service will occur on 15th March 2019 from Ho Chi Minh (SGN).

For more information, please download the service brochure here [https://bit.ly/2DEPRCy].

Anthony Orgill, General Manager, Asia ANZ Lines said, “This is a proud addition to our existing products that we believe will support our customers with their own expansion needs. With the ANL network of services now including AAX2 in addition to AAX, KIX, PAX and APR, ANL is the undisputed leader to/from South East Asia and Australia.”

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