OOCL: New Middle East/Indian Subcontinent – East Mediterranean Service (EM3) Launced

OOCL will be extending their East Mediterranean service network to the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent by introducing their new Middle East / Indian Subcontinent – East Mediterranean Service (EM3) to be launched in January, 2019.

The EM3 provides direct linkage between the Middle East, India, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Greece and Turkey, offering more competitive and reliable services than transshipment options.  It also provides fast transit times to Egypt and Turkey.

Port rotationHamad – Jubail – Jebel Ali – Mundra – Nhava Sheva – Colombo – Port Said West – Mersin – Piraeus – Istanbul – Mersin – Iskenderun – Jebel Ali – Abu Dhabi – Hamad


In addition, the strategic hub in Jebel Ali will allow them to further connect their services to various OOCL networks in the region, thus offering exceptional flexibility and more shipping options to our customers.

  • Westbound effective voyage:  MSC ATHOS, Voyage 006W, ETA Hamad on January 7, 2019
  • Eastbound effective voyage:  MSC MAXINE, Voyage 001E, ETA Piraeus on January 12, 2019

For further information, please kindly contact their local representatives or find out the latest Sailing Schedule under e-Services on their website.

Source: OOCL

Image (Map) Source: Ocean Insights