MUMBAI : Emirates Shipping Line announced the launch of two new services - the Gulf Mombasa Express (GMX) and the Gulf India Africa (GIA) with partners. Emirates will be a vessel provider by deploying two ships. The two new restructured services offer a direct fixed scheduled weekly service out of common ports through competitive transit time; ensuring port delays do not impact the quality of service on either loop. The Gulf Mombasa Express - GMX service has a port rotation of Jebel Ali Khor Fakkan Mombasa Jebel Ali
The Gulf India Africa (GIA) service has a port rotation of Nhava Sheva - Jebel Ali Khor Fakkan Dar-Es-Salaam Zanzibar Nacala - Nhava Sheva The new GIA commenced on 3rd December from Nhava Sheva and the new GMX commenced on 5th December from Jebel Ali To make these services operationally effective, 4 vessels of 1600 - 2200 TEU nominal capacity will be deployed on GMX service and 6 vessels of 2500 - 2700 TEU nominal capacity will be deployed on the GIA service. The introduction of a dedicated service from India and another from Middle East to East Africa ensures the commitment from Emirates Shipping Line to its valuable customers as it expands its service portfolio stated an official announcement from the Line. \'