Container shipping giant, AP Moller Maersk has announced a new service ‘Arabian Star’ that will connect Far East Asia, Indian subcontinent and the Middle East.

The Arabian Star will commence on August 17 out of Port Klang in Malaysia via Hazira in India to reach Colombo in Sri Lanka. The rotation will be: Port Klang – Singapore – Tanjung Pelepas – Jebel Ali – Dammam – Doha – Hazira – Colombo.

The westbound service will take 23 days out of Port Klang while the eastbound service out of Jebel Ali will complete in 19 days.

With the introduction of Arabian Star, the existing Arabian Express will be deemed terminated.

The last sailing of the vessel will be JOSEPHINE MAERSK (voyage 034W), estimated to depart from Colombo on August 21.


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