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Hanjin nominates Israeli agent

Hanjin nominates Israeli agent

Seoul: Hanjin Shipping has decided to nominate F.C.C. Shipping as its sole port agent in Israel.

F.C.C. Shipping is a joint venture of L.L.S Blue Enterprise, Coral Maritime Services and F.C.Flying Cargo Ltd. Mr. Yoni Izakov, director general of Coral Maritime Services, will be the director general of the newly set up agency.

A new service which will commence in mid May 2007 is part of the East Mediterranean Express (EMX) service set up by the CKYH Alliance consisting of COSCO, "K" Line, Hanjin Shipping and Yang Ming.

The new service is targeting the Israel/Greece market and enlarging the market coverage through the hub ports, EMX will provide the direct service from the Far East base ports to these two key markets in the East Mediterranean area. EMX will be operated by seven 3,000 teu type vessels, among which Coscon will provide four vessels, YML will provide two vessels and "K" Line will provide one vessel.

Hanjin will market the new service under the code GIX (Greece Israel express ) and its rotation will be as below:

Shanghai - Ningbo - Hong Kong - Shekou - Singapore - Ashdod - Piraeus - Thessaloniki - Singapore - Hong Kong - Shanghai.  [10/05/07]