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ONE, HAPAG-LLOYD, COSCO AND YANG MING LAUNCHING NEW INDIA - EUROPE SERVICE

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 01:32

 

Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hapag-Lloyd, Cosco Shipping and Yang Ming Line are launching a new service covering South East India, the Mediterranean, and North Europe.

 

The service named Indian Ocean Service 3 (IO3) by ONE and South-East India – Europe Express (IEX) by Hapag-Lloyd will operate between India, the Middle East (Jeddah and Damietta) and Europe -Piraeus, Le Havre, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Hamburg and London Gateway.

 

There will be nine 6,500 teu vessels deployed on the service with Hapag-Lloyd contributing four vessels. The service will commence on 26 October operating on 63-day rotation.

 

“Our customers have been talking to us about their growing needs in the Indian and Bangladeshi markets, and we have been listening. The introduction of the IEX is a game changer, as it will be

the first dedicated direct service from Southeast India to Europe, offering connectivity to the global network of Hapag-Lloyd,” says Maximilian Rothkopf, coo of Hapag-Lloyd.