Evergreen Line will strengthen its coverage of the East-Mediterranean and Black Sea regions by cooperating with Norasia Container Lines, Ltd. (CSAV Norasia). Commencing in early November, a slot exchange agreement involving Evergreen’s Far East-Mediterranean service (FEM) and Norasia’s Asia Black Sea service (ABS) will provide the Taiwanese carrier with weekly sailings between the Far East and East-Mediterranean/Black Sea ports.
The ABS service rotation is as follows:
Xingang - Qingdao - Shanghai - Ningbo - Xiamen - Chiwan - Port Kelang - Jeddah - Port Said - Piraeus - Istanbul - Constanza - Illichivsk - Odessa - Port Said - Port Kelang - Xingang.
First Sailing: CSAV Appennini 【946S】estimated departure from Xingang on November 9, 2009.
The FEM service rotation is as follows:
Qingdao - Shanghai - Ningbo - Kaoshiung - Hong Kong - Yantian - Tanjung Pelapas - Colombo - Ashdod - Alexandria - Taranto - Genoa - Barcelona - Valencia - Taranto - Colombo - Tanjung Pelapas - Kaoshiung - Qingdao
First Sailing: ITAL Usodimare【1116-062W】estimated departure from Qingdao on November 8, 2009.