Emirates Shipping Line joins APL, OOCL on China-India CIS in ship sharing agreement

By Finance

Based in Dubai Emirates Shipping Line confirmed it's entering into a ship sharing contract with Singapore’s APL and Hong Kong’s OOCL on their common China-India Express service.
Emirates Shipping Line is branding its new kind of a service as the China-India Express (CIS), and as a result of re-organising its Hypergalex service.
It confirmed that the weekly CIS service is going to secure greater port coverage to the key trading and merchant centres in the Far East, South East Asia and Indian subcontinent. The 1st sailing with participation of Emirates Shipping Line is planned to depart from Xingang near Tianjin on 21st of March, 2013.
The CIS port rotation is Xingang, Dalian, Qingdao, Busan, Hong Kong, Shenzhen-Chiwan, Singapore, Colombo, Mumbai-Nhava Sheva, Pipavav, Port Klang, Singapore, Hong Kong and back to Xingang.
The news service is told to offer fast transit times and secure links at major ports to the rapidly growing areas of Bohai Bay, Busan, Shenzhen-Chiwan and Mumbai-Nhava Sheva.