North America West Coast to/from New Zealand / Australia

Dear Customers,

Hamburg Süd is pleased to advise you about the planned improvement to our service between North America West Coast and Australia / New Zealand.

The new service will offer comprehensive port coverage with the following port rotation via a single string rotation:

Oakland – Seattle* – Vancouver* – Long Beach – Auckland – Sydney – Melbourne – Adelaide* – Sydney – Tauranga – Papeete* – Oakland

The PNW market (Seattle and Vancouver) will continue to be served on a fortnightly basis, along with Papeete NB. All Fiji cargo will be carried on an improved weekly connection via either Tauranga or Auckland.


  • The only direct service from North America West Coast to Australia / New Zealand
  • Trans-Tasman trade coverage between Australia and New Zealand, in addition to other services
  • Weekly, fixed-day service
  • Access to Suva via feeder network


  • Fast, direct and weekly service to Oakland and Long Beach for dry/reefer markets
  • Fortnightly direct calls at, Papeete, Vancouver and Seattle
  • Direct Oceania calls at Adelaide*, Sydney, Melbourne & Tauranga, with relay and intermodal options for all major origin/destinations
  • Weekly option to Suva via New Zealand

Please see the attached (PDF, 728 kB) PDF file for more details.