OOCL opens East Africa Express 5 service

Charleston, SC, USA - August 07, 2022: Singapore, a 366-meter container ship owned by Orient Overseas Container Line and flagged to Hong Kong, sails into Charleston.

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has launched the East Africa Express (EAX5) service to offer express linkage between India, Middle East, and East Africa

The EAX5 service in the Asia –Africa network provides direct connections between India Subcontinent/Middle East and East Africa, with a competitive transit time of 9/14 days from Abu Dhabi/Mundra to Mombasa respectively.

READ: OOCL hits $5 billion revenue mark despite container volume dip

The service also adds to OOCL’s existing loops EAX1, 3, and 4.

The port rotation for EAX5: Nhava Sheva- Mundra – Jebel Ali – Abu Dhabi – Mombasa – Dar Es Salaam – Nhava Sheva.

The new service will commence from Nhava Sheva from 22 November.

In June OOCL launched its new Transpacific Latin Pacific 6 (TLP6) service.

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