OOCL to launch new Middle East / Indian Subcontinent-North Europe Services (IP1 and IP2)
OOCL says it launches its new Middle East / Indian Subcontinent – North Europe Services (IP1 and IP2) as from June, 2019. The services will help strengthen OOCL's North Europe service network with the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent.
The IP1 and IP2 provide direct linkage between the Middle East, Pakistan, India, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Netherlands and Germany, offering more competitive and reliable services than transshipment options. It also provides fast transit times from Middle East, Pakistan and India. The coverage in United Kingdom is wide with 2 port calls.
IP1: Karachi – Nhava Sheva – Hazira – Mundra – King Abdullah – Gioia Tauro – Tangier – Southampton – Rotterdam – Antwerp – London Gateway – Le Havre – King Abdullah – Djibouti – Karachi
IP2: Jebel Ali – Karachi – Nhava Sheva – Mundra – Jeddah – Tangier – Rotterdam – Hamburg – London Gateway – Antwerp – Le Havre – Tangier – Jeddah – Jebel Ali
In addition, the strategic hub in Jebel Ali will allow OOCL to further connect its services to various OOCL networks in the region.
IP1 effective voyages: MSC TOMOKO 019W/019E
Westbound : ETA Karachi on June 4
Eastbound : ETA Southampton on July 1
IP2 effective voyages: APL CHONGQING 016W/016E
Westbound : ETA Jebel Ali on June 2
Eastbound : ETA Rotterdam on July 1