The India – Dubai – East Africa (IDEA) weekly service will be launched on 22 November with four vessels from Shipping Lines - Sealand, OOCL & TS Lines.
Sealead will be deploying two vessels on the service and OOCL and TS Lines, one each.
The size of vessels being used was not disclosed.
Henry Schmidl, SeaLead Managing Director commented: “Trade between India, the UAE and East Africa has been growing strongly and our new service will add further options for our customers. Providing this fast and direct service will shorten transit times and allow for faster connections.”
The new service will connect the ports of NhavaSheva and Mundra in India, Jebel Ali and Khalifa in UAE, Mombasa in Kenya, and Dar Es Salam in Tanzania.