Maersk Line Modifies its ME3 and ME2 Services
Maersk Line adds a port call at Iskenderun to its Black Sea – Indian Subcontinent ME3 service. The new port will first be called by the vessel NEDLLOYD HUDSON on 30th April. Currently the port of Iskenderun is already covered by Maersk’s Egypt – Levant service. ME3 deploys 8 vessels on a weekly frequency and a 56 day-rotation. It has an average service capacity of 5,000 TEU per week.
At the same time Maersk line reintroduces the transshipment hub Marsaxlokk to its West Mediterranean – Middle East ME2 service. The Malta port was removed in March 2013 and will be reemerged on 9th May by the vessel MAERSK SURABAYA. The service deploys 7 vessels on a weekly frequency and a 49 day-rotation. It has an average weekly service capacity of 8,150 TEU.
ME3: Mersin - Ambarli (Istanbul Area) - Izmit - Novorossiysk - Ambarli (Istanbul Area) - Izmit - Izmir - Mersin - Iskenderun (new)- Suez Canal (way point) - Jeddah - Jebel Ali - Pipavav - Hazira - Nhava Sheva - Jebel Ali - Salalah - Suez Canal (way point) - Port Said – Mersin
ME2: Tanger Med - Algeciras - Valencia - Barcelona - Genoa - Port Said - Suez Canal (way point) - Jeddah - Salalah - Jebel Ali - Dammam - Jubail - Abu Dhabi - Jebel Ali - Jeddah - Suez Canal (way point) - Port Said - Marsaxlokk (new) - Tanger Med