SeaLead, OOCL and TS Lines are launching a new service India and UAE to East Africa.

Marcus Hand | Nov 10, 2022

The India – Dubai – East Africa (IDEA) weekly service will launch on 22 November with four vessels.

Sealead will be deploying two vessels on the service and OOCL and TS Lines, one each. The size of vessels being used was not disclosed.

Henry Schmidl, SeaLead Managing Director commented: “Trade between India, the UAE and East Africa has been growing strongly and our new service will add further options for our customers. Providing this fast and direct service will shorten transit times and allow for faster connections.”

The new service will connect the ports of Nhava Sheva and Mundra in India, Jebel Ali and Khalifa in UAE, Mombasa in Kenya, and Dar Es Salam in Tanzania.

Singapore-headquartered SeaLead was founded in 2017 and has grown rapidly to be ranked number 22 among container lines globally by Alphaliner.