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KMTC enters the Africa market

South Korean intra-Asia specialist Korea Marine Transport Co (KMTC) is branching out with a new service to East Africa starting next month.

KMTC’s new Mombasa Far East Express (MFX) service links China with Kenya and Sri Lanka and is provided via a slot agreement on an existing service operated by Evergreen, X-Press Feeders, OOCL and CMA CGM using seven ships ranging in size from 4,200 to 5,600 teu.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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