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Maersk Line adds new service to Middle East, India, Pakistan, Africa and Far East

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Staff Writer | July 23, 2018
Maersk Line launched a second weekly transatlantic service from Montreal and Halifax.
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Shipping   Five Maersk vessels will sail non-stop to the Mediterranean
This improved all-water service to the Mediterranean will also conveniently connect Eastern Canada with destinations in the Middle East, Indian & Pakistan, Africa and the Far East.

Five Maersk Line-operated 1800 TEU vessels will call at Montreal’s Cast terminal and Halterm in Halifax, and then sail non-stop to the Mediterranean.

The first vessel of the MMX service, Cap Portland voyage 1806, will sail from Montreal July 27th and from Halifax July 31st. Inland points in Canada connect with the MMX in Montreal through Maersk Line’s agreements with CN Rail.

Featuring leading productivity measurements, the Port of Montreal’s Cast terminal where Maersk Line’s North Europe string the Canada Atlantic Express also calls will be the home of the MMX on the Saint Lawrence River.

In Halifax, the Halterm facility will accommodate the MMX offering perishable export shippers unparalleled access to Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Asia-Pacific markets.

Maersk Line refrigerated cargo features new Remote Container Management options that brings peace of mind when shipping fresh, frozen or pharmaceutical cargo.