Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has decided to migrate from the current Asia to East Mediterranean and the Black Sea transshipment service to a direct BEX service (Bosphorus Express). MOL will be a slot sharing partner on this BEX service.

MOL starts new direct BEX service

The new BEX service will commence in early April. The service benefits include:

- Weekly service with 30-day turn-a-round schedule;
- Direct service to enhance Asia to the Black Sea service;
- Improved transit times and schedule reliability;

New BEX service:
Port rotation (Turn Around: 30 days)

Dalian (Fri/Fri) -- Xingang (Sat/Sun) -- Kwangyang (Tue/Wed) -- Busan (Wed/Thu) -- Shanghai (Sat/Sun) -- Ningbo (Sun/Mon) -- Chiwan (Wed/Wed) -- Port Kelang (Mon/Tue) -- Suez -- Port Said West (Sat/Sun) -- Izmit (Fri/Sat) -- Istanbul (Ambarli) (Sat/Mon) -- Constanza (Mon/Wed) -- Odessa (Wed/Fri) -- Istanbul (Ambarli) (Thu/Sat) -- Suez -- Port Kelang (Tue/Wed) -- Dalian (Fri/Fri)

Westbound: CMA CGM Ural v.103BXW, ETA Dalian, April 1, 2016
Eastbound: CMA CGM Ural v.104BXE, ETA Port Said West, April 30, 2016

Source: MOL