London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) April 21, 2008 -- The New World Alliance (TNWA) carriers â APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) â and CMA CGM have announced a new joint West Mediterranean (MED) service starting from April 26th, 2008.
The new service offers shippers access and fast transit times to the growing Middle East and Mediterranean regions.
Eight vessels will be deployed on the service. TNWA will operate six vessels while CMA CGM will operate two vessels. Capacity for these eight ships will be between 4,000 and 4,500 TEU.
Port rotation for the MED service is: Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Chiwan, Singapore, Port Kelang, Damietta, Genoa, Barcelona, Fos, Damietta, Jeddah, Port Kelang, Singapore, Chiwan and Shanghai.
About the New World Alliance
TNWA member lines APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), serve more than 40 ports using in excess of 100 containerships in the major East-West container trades.
MOL is one of the worldâs largest multi-modal transport companies, operating more than 800 vessels and employing a workforce in excess of 8,600 worldwide. MOL operates one of the largest and most diverse networks of liner and logistics services around the globe, including weekly Transpacific, Transatlantic, Americas and Asia-Europe services. Please visit the companyâs website at http://www.MOLpower.com