Maersk Line has recommenced calling directly Novorossiysk on its ME3 deep sea service between Indian Subcontinent, Middle East and Black Sea as part of its summer schedule.
The new rotation w.e.f. April is: Pipavav – Hazira – Jawaharlal Nehru – Jebel Ali – Salalah – Port Said – Damietta – Ambarli – Izmit Korfezi – Novorossiysk – Yuzhny – Chornomorsk – Constanta.
The first vessel to have called at Novorossiysk in the framework of the new schedule was “Maersk Klaipeda”, which came to the NUTEP terminal on April 7. The transit time from Pipavav made 25 days.
In the framework of the winter schedule containers to/from Novorossiysk were relayed onto ME3 via Port Said.