This state –of-the- art triple-E liner is calling on Colombo for the first time and it’s last port of call is Rotterdam. M. V. Mogens Maersk is part of the AE2 service, under the global 2M alliance between Maersk Line and MSC connecting Asia and Europe, MANA correspondent reported.
AE2 service will call Colombo Eastbound and carry imports from Europe into Colombo as well as load exports from Colombo to China and Korea. It will offer faster and reliable connectivity from North Europe, Russia and Scandinavia into Sri Lanka.
AP Moller Maersk said, “M.V. Mogens Maersk will offer a faster and a more efficient access to global markets. We are fully committed to the growth of the Sri Lankan economy and this new service will further help improve trade efficiencies.”
At present, Maersk Line in Sri Lanka has 10 weekly services, which includes vessel sharing agreements, connecting Colombo with global ports with competitive transit times and high schedule reliability. Meanwhile, Weekly calls on all major ports, local expertise with a modern fleet of vessels, easy availability of equipment of containers and terminals' operations can be counted as Maersk weekly services in the world.