Neptune Lines new Middle East short sea shipping car transport service is now in operation. The regular, two-loop service, interchanging weekly, will be operated in an initial phase by the Greek company’s car carrier Neptune Ploes, connecting eight countries in the Gulf, including United Arab Emirates, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain.
One loop will link Jebel Ali, Bandar Abbas or Sohar, Umm Qasr, Kuwait and Khalifa Port. A second loop will connect Khalifa Port, Doha, Bahrain, Dammam and Jebel Al. Highly competitive transit times will be offered on all service legs, the company states.
Speaking about the new service, Ms. Melina Travlos, president and chief executive of Neptune Lines, commented: “Responding to the rising market demand for vehicles transportation in the Middle East region, we are delighted to commence a new Neptune Lines short sea service. Our aim is to offer a reliable solution for the transportation of new and used vehicles in the region, of the same quality and efficiency as our company’s services in the
Mediterranean and the Black Sea.”
Established in 1975, Neptune Lines is a leading vehicle logistics provider, offering transportation and shipping solutions to manufacturers and shippers of cars and high & heavy cargoes. With modern fleet of Pure Car & Truck Carrier (PCTC) vessels, Neptune Lines provides short sea transportation solutions to over 28 countries and more than 30 ports in the Mediterranean and Black Sea regions as well as ports in the west coast of Spain, Portugal and Morocco, and, as of June 2016, in the Middle East.