Saturday 18 November 2017

Gold Star Line launches new Middle East service

UAE, 18 days ago

Gold Star Line, a leading shipping company, has revealed the launch of a new Middle East service, named GCX, connecting China, Pakistan and the Middle East.

The service's port rotation will be China’s Xingang - Qingdao - Shanghai - Ningbo - Shekou - Da Chan Bay (GSL's private call) - Port Klang (Malaysia) - Colombo (Sri Lanka) - Karachi (Pakistan) - Jebel Ali (UAE) - Colombo - Port Klang - Singapore – Xingang, said a statement from the company.

GCX is a joint venture with partners RCL, TS Line, KMTC and SM Line. It will deploy six vessels of 5,000 to 6,500 TEU's. GSL will operate two vessels out of six. First vessel of the new service will depart Xingang on November 17, it said.  

This is the first service connecting Karachi and Middle East from Xingang, it added.

GCX will enhance GSL's network in the Indian Sub-Continent and South Asia, complementing GSL's strong network already established in the Indian Sub-Continent ports.

A spokesperson from Goldstar Line said: “This new GCX product is aimed to support the company's vision to create a strong network for our customer's increasing demands.”

“The renewed presence in the Middle East will benefit the market, while strengthening the company's strategy and its customer-focused approach in Asia,” the person added. – TradeArabia News Service

Tags: | Middle East | service |

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