AFRICAN SHIPPING LINE TO START INDIAN OCEAN SHIPPING FEEDER SERVICES

MOMBASA, NOVEMBER 28, 2016:  

A new container feeder service by AFRICAN SHIPPING LINE will connect Eastern African Port of Mombasa (Hub) and Mogadishu, Somalia with Further Rotations from Mombasa hub to Tanga, Pemba, Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar Covering Indian Ocean Ports.

In The Mombasa-Kismayu-Mogadishu (MOKIMOG) and Mombasa-Tanga-Zanzibar-Dar-essalaam service (MOTANZI), AFRICAN SHIPPING LINE will be operating Two Vessels each of 500 and 600 twenty foot equivalent unit capacity vessels with the port rotation.

AFRICAN SHIPPING LINE operated vessels - will be part of the weekly fixed sailing to the said port rotations will be operating at Mombasa Port Hub.



The service is set to commence on May 25th 2017. In the return voyage, the ships carried export boxes to Mombasa and Dar Es Salaam ports. It is expected AFRICAN SHIPPING LINE will act as a fast feeder link of Major Liners (MAERSK, CMA-CGM, EVERGREEN and COSCO) connecting from The Dubai Gulf Corridor, Indian Subcontinent, Far East Asia and China. 

CMA is also offering other Feeder Network in Indian Ocean connecting Nacala to Mutsamudu (Comores). Major commodities included Foodstuff, Textile, Construction materials, Machinery and Spareparts, garments and Other general cargo.

Clients from Eastern African Countries of Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zanzibar Islands will now have connections for importing  automobiles, pharmaceutical & Chemical goods, Foodstuff, Textile, Construction materials, Machinery and Spareparts, garments and Other general cargo.

In the return leg, Agricultural Products like Cashewnuts, Dried Bananas, Hides & Skins, groundnuts, coffee and machinery spares would be carried.