OOCL has announced a service enhancement on their Indian Subcontinent product, the China India Express 3 (CIX3). The carrier says this is being done to provide more competitive and comprehensive services in their Intra-Asia network.
The CIX3 service will now include port calls to Xingang and Busan to enhance network coverage in China and India by directly connecting ports in China, India, and South-East Asia. The first sailing of the revised CIX3 will be to Xingang with an ETA on October 20, 2020.
CIX3 new port rotation: Xingang – Busan – Shanghai – Xiamen – Hong Kong – Shekou – Singapore – Colombo – Nhava Sheva – Pipavav – Port Kelang – Singapore – Hong Kong – Xingang
Together with OOCL’s existing CIX1 and CPX3 products, the new CIX3 looks to further strengthen their service network between China, India, Pakistan, and South-East Asia to provide competitive supply chain options and flexibility.
CIX1 rotation: Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Nansha – Singapore – Port Kelang – Karachi – Nhava Sheva – Colombo – Laem Chabang – Shanghai
CPX3 rotation: Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Singapore – Nhava Sheva – Mundra – Port Qasim – Karachi SAPT – Singapore – Qingdao