Maersk freight train. Photo: Col André Kritzinger

Maersk’s AE19 service paces up after Suez blockage

Maersk freight train. Photo: Col André Kritzinger

Maersk’s AE19 rail service using the Trans-Siberian route is about to experience another increase of trips following its customers’ growing demand. Eastbound trains will now travel once per week instead of every fifteen days, while westbound services will increase from three to four per week. To facilitate rail traffic, the company will also add extra vessel connections between the port of Pusan in South Korea and the port of Vostochniy in the Russian Far East.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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