COPENHAGEN: Maersk Line is enhancing its Far East / South East India network with the introduction of two new services, the Chennai Express (CHX) and the Chennai Express 2 (CHX2), effective January 2016.
The two new services will be a Vessel Sharing Agreement on the Chennai Express (CHX) and Slot Charter Agreement on the Chennai Express 2 (CHX2).
The rotations will be:
Busan > Qingdao – Xingang – Busan – Shanghai – Nansha New Port – Singapore – Tanjung Pelepas – Chennai – Krishnapatnam / Kattupalli (biweekly) – Visakhapatnam – Tanjung Pelepas – Singapore
Busan – Shanghai – Hong Kong – Yantian – Singapore – Port Klang – Chennai – Port Klang – Singapore - Shanghai
The enhanced network will have a unique Northern China direct call, headhaul new direct port calls including Singapore, Hong Kong, Yantian and Port Klang, and backhaul new direct port calls including Busan, Singapore and Port Klang.
The introduction of the CHX and CHX2 services will provide customers with increased frequency of two sailings a week and the largest capacity share through improved accessibility to/from South East India ports including Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Krishnapatnam and Kattupall.