Emirates Shipping Line today announced its participation in 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.
Emirates Shipping Line has acquired slots on this premier express service commencing from the 18th of January.
The MIX service provides reliable 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 cargoes from the north-western part of India to the West Mediterranean.
With the extensive string of port connections, MIX will offer customers with a wide coverage in the Mediterranean region.
The port rotation 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.