DP World London Gateway Port will begin new services to Australia, South Asia and the Mediterranean in January 2017. The ships providing these services will be CMA-CGM’s NEMO (North European Mediterranean Oceania) and Hapag Lloyd’s EAX (Europe, Australia Express).
The service will have four port calls at cities in Australia, as well as direct links between Singapore, Malaysia, India, Egypt, Malta and Italy.
The company’s service loop into the UK from Australia includes: Fremantle, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Singapore, Port Kelang, Chennai, Colombo, Cochin, Damietta, Malta, Salerno and DP World London Gateway.
Its outbound service loop includes: Rotterdam, Hamburg, Le Havre, Fos Sur Mer, Genoa, Damietta, Pointe Des Galets and Fremantle.
“We’re delighted to add the NEMO/EAX service to our portfolio,” said James Leeson, head of port commercial, DP World London Gateway. “With this new service we are now the only UK port to provide direct services to Australia, giving importers and exporters a unique trade advantage.
“This service also enhances our connection to the Mediterranean, opening up new markets for Port and Logistics Park users at DP World London Gateway.”