has restarted its shipping operations to the Republic of Maldives on the heels
of rapidly growing market and meeting customer needs.
container shipping company introduced a weekly service between Colombo and Male
offering better connectivity. The initiative also aims to provide a strategic
trade opportunity to all the countries in South Asia.
has a flourishing tourism market and offers an excellent opportunity for global
trade. Interestingly, around 90 percent of Maldives trade is import driven and
spearheaded by China, India and Sri Lanka. We believe that the weekly feeder
service between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Male, Maldives will facilitate better trade
in the region. Besides, we are now equipped with better control and processes
to handle these locations and thus will prove to be a reliable, convenient and
time-saving service,” said Steve Felder, Maersk Line managing director for
India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives.
is a major leader on the trade lanes from China and India into Sri Lanka. The
new service will offer customers better cargo connectivity with optimal transit
time of 18-26 days.
containerised shipping company uses technology like Advanced Remote Container
Management (RCM) that can track reefer containers as well as offers superior
customer services like dedicated sales and customer service agents for a
seamless shipment experience.