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ESL launches new Asia-Middle East service

ESL launches new Asia-Middle East service

Dubai: Emirates Shipping Line today announced the launch of its Hyper Galex II service in conjunction with OOCL and TS, to provide direct port connections linking China, India and the Middle East.

Hyper Galex II will be served by six vessels of 2,500 - 3,100teu and will open up the first direct route from Mundra into Northern China. It will follow the port rotation: Shanghai, Xingang, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Singapore, Port Kelang, Colombo, Dubai, Bandar Abbas, Mundra, Port Kelang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai.

"Hyper Galex II provides maximum direct coverage between North China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East to meet today's surging demand in this rapidly expanding region," said Vikas Khan, ESL chairman and ceo. "Service reliability, flexibility and assisting our customer base in expanding their trade lanes will remain our hallmark."  [18/01/08]