Enhancing Mediterranean and Black Sea services
transportjournal | October 10, 2017
APL’s two Mediterranean services have been amended. The carrier’s Mediterranean Express 1 (MX1) loop has added the ports of Thessaloniki (Greece) and Durres (Albania), while Novorossiysk (Russia Black Sea) and Poti (Georgia), are now among the seaports served by APL's Mediterranean Express 2 (MX2). North Asian shippers who are interested in penetrating the European markets of Albania, Greece, Russia and Georgia can do so now via the enhanced MX1 and MX2 services. The MX1 port rotation is currently Qingdao, Busan, Yangshan, Ningbo, Xiamen, Nansha, Yantian, Singapore and Malta where shipments are transhipped to Durres and Thessaloniki.