Italy, Turkey and Egypt Linked by HAPAG-LLOYD's Levante Express

By Curious

Own Levante Express (LEX) is going to be launched by Hapag-Lloyd in the middle of June to boost its coverage in the Tyrrhenian Sea and Levant by directly linking ports in Turkey, Italy and Egypt.
The 1st weekly sailing is going to be on 18th of June, 2013 from the port of Cagliari and it is going to link 10 other ports in Turkey, Italy and Egypt, including the hub ports Cagliari, Damietta and Port Said for connectivity to the global service network of Hapag-Lloyd. Mainliner services from and to Asia, the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, North, Central and South America, Africa, Northern Europe and Australia call at these hub ports.
The Hapag-Lloyd's Levante Express Service is going to be operated with 3 ships with a capacity of 1,400 TEU each. The port rotation is going to include Cagliari, Alexandria, Damietta, Port Said, Mersin, Izmir, Cagliari, Genoa, Leghorn, Naples, Salerno and back to Cagliari.