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Emirates joins Med India Express Service

Emirates joins Med India Express Service

Hong Kong/Dubai: Emirates Shipping Line has begun buying slots on the Mediterranean India Express (MIX) service operated by United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), linking major ports of the Indian Subcontinent and the West Mediterranean coast via Middle East.

The MIX service provides connection to Italy, Spain and France with direct call to La Spezia from the Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East. The port coverage extends to Barcelona, Valencia and Fos from La Spezia. Pipavav is also served directly on this service, catering to the reefer market and cargos from the north-western part of India to the West Mediterranean.

Port rotation for MIX is: Port Qasim (Karachi), Pipavav, Nhava Sheva, Dubai, Jeddah, Malta, La Spezia, Fos, Barcelona, Valencia, Genoa, Jeddah, Khorfakkan, Port Qasim (Karachi).

"We are pleased to have added this service option to our portfolio as it meets customers' surging demands for these highly competitive regions. Participation in this service represents an integral part of our regional strategy in expanding Emirates' global network," said Vikas Khan, Chairman and CEO of Emirates Shipping Line. [07/02/08]