APM adds India–Gulf direct service
CMA CGM began the new INDIAMED service to Mumbai with the arrival of the 5,009 TEU capacity at APM Terminals Mumbai. The weekly service provides the fastest transit times between India and CMA CGM hub ports in the Mediterranean and Arabian Gulf, and expands the transhipment network through the MEGEM (East Mediterranean to/from Middle East destinations) and MEDEX (West Mediterranean to/from Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent) services.
“We stay committed to CMA CGM and all of India’s trade with our reliable, safe and productive terminal services,” stated Ravi Gaitonde, COO, APM Terminals.
The service rotation includes calls at Khor Fakkan, in the UAE; Karachi, Pakistan; Nhava Sheva (Mumbai), and Mundra, in India; Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Damietta, Egypt; Piraeus, Greece; Malta; Aliaga and Mersin, in Turkey and Port Said West, Egypt.