Hamburg - German transportation company Hapag-Lloyd has expanded its African liner services to offer its MIAX (Middle East-India-Africa Express) service starting in October 2019.
The new MIAX service will include direct connections between the Arabian Gulf, India, Colombo (Sri Lanka), La Réunion, South Africa and West Africa. “With MIAX, we are expanding our service offerings for the growing African market and integrating the continent even more tightly into our global network. We are pleased to be able to offer our customers even faster and more flexible direct connections in the future,” said Mark Wottke, Senior Director Trade Management Africa.
MIAX is integrated into the Global Mainline Network with the central ports Jebel Ali (Dubai) and Colombo. The first departures are scheduled for early October with the following port rotation: Jebel Ali, Mundra, Nhava Sheva, Colombo, La Réunion, Durban, Cape Town, Tema, Lagos (Tincan and Apapa), Cape Town, Durban, Jebel Ali.