Maersk Ocean Network 2025

Shipping from Middle East to Asia

With our new network, we are excited to offer our customers a wide range of benefits with similar geographical coverage as today.

Improving service quality

Our new mainliner network will have extensive and robust coverage. To supplement this we are introducing shuttles for our strategic markets. Dedicated shuttles will be operated similarly to the mainliners, which means they will have same priority at terminals, they will be fully controlled by Maersk and they will often be similar sized to our mainliners. This will allow end to end operational control to secure connections across the ocean network and thereby deliver a wider coverage with unparalleled reliability.

Note: The network representation is subject to finalization including terminal berth windows.

Service highlights

Middle East to Asia:

  • Our improved Middle East to Asia network offers reliable and extensive weekly connectivity between the Red Sea, Gulf and India to Asia.
  • Compelling product offering from UAE and India to South Korea and China.
  • Compelling Red Sea product offering from Saudi Arabia to China with transit time improvements averaging 7 days.

Transit times for Middle East to Asia

The transit times expected on selected corridors from Middle East to Asia from 2025 are as follows:

Explore other networks around the world

Our new network will consist of 58 services with more than 6,000 port-to-port combinations. You can find more information on what each of the trades will look like below.

Middle East - Europe - Positive Map pictogram
Middle East-India to/from Europe
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Asia to/from Europe
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Asia to/from North America
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Europe to/from North America

Contact us

If you need more information on the new cooperation, please contact our Sales or Customer Experience teams. They are standing by to help.

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