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IDX India-US East Coast service to call Kochi

IDX India-US East Coast service to call Kochi

Mumbai: The South Indian port of Kochi (aka Cochin) has announced that the existing IDX service (pictured), which covers routes between India and the US East Coast, will call at the port on a weekly basis from early January. IDX, which uses eight vessels of 2,500-2,600 teus, is operated by a consortium comprising: Zim Line, Shipping Corporation of India, Emirates Shipping, Orient Overseas Container Line and Italia Maritima.

The IDX service's fixed weekly schedule will now call Colombo - Tuticorin - Kochi - Nhava Sheva - Mundra - Barcelona - New York - Norfolk - Charleston - Barcelona - Colombo for a 56-day rotation.  [28/12/06]

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