Asia-Gulf shipping services

Hong Kong’s Orient Overseas Container Line is introducing a new service between Dubai and Shanghai, due to increased trade, according to Gulf News. The Middle East Asia Express service, known as MAX, will begin on 27 July from Dubai’s Jebel Ali port. French shipping line CMA-CGM has also started a new weekly service, CIMEX, offering 2,700-TEU capacity between East Asia, India and the Gulf.