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Far East - Red Sea -East Mediterranean shipping route

Fast and Direct Service from China and East Asia to the Red Sea and Mediterranean

The Five Seas Express (5CX) connects key ports in China, Vietnam, and Malaysia to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Turkey. This service offers a fast, direct, and reliable option for shipping cargo between these regions, with a modern fleet of vessels and state-of-the-art equipment. The 5CX service connects Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Nansha, Cai Mep, and Port Klang with Jeddah, Damietta, and Istanbul, providing comprehensive coverage for shippers. Our team of experienced operators is dedicated to providing excellent customer service and ensuring the smooth transportation of cargo from origin to destination. Join the growing number of satisfied shippers who are choosing the 5CX service for their container shipping needs.

Port rotation and route map

Port rotation

Proforma schedule

Transit times westbound

5CX route Jeddah Damietta Istanbul
Qingdao 23 28 35
Shanghai 21 25 32
Ningbo 19 23 29
Nansha 16 20 26
Cai Mep 12 17 23
Port Klang 10 13 20
Jeddah 3 9
Damietta 5

Transit times eastbound

5CX routePort KlangQingdaoShanghaiNingboNansha
Istanbul1928303235
Damietta16 25272932
Jeddah1220222427
Port Klang 8101215

Ports on this route

Port Departure day Terminal name
Qingdao (CNTAO) Wed Qingdao Qianwan Container Terminal
Shanghai (CNSHA) Sat SDCT
Ningbo (CNNGB) Tue Ningbo Beilun International Container Terminals
Nansha (CNNSA) Fri Nansha International Container Terminal
Cai Mep (VNSGN) Mon Cai Mep
Port Klang (MYPKG) Thu WEST
Jeddah (SAJED) Mon RSGT
Damietta (EGDAM) Fri DCHC
Istanbul (TRIST) Wed TRKMX
Damietta (EGDAM) Sat DCHC
Jeddah (SAJED) Wed RSGT
Port Klang (MYPKG) Mon WEST
Qingdao (CNTAO) Wed QQCTN

Shipping route weather forecast

The latest port & route notifications

Heavy weather is expected on the shipping route from Pusan to Shekou

29 June, 2022

Why choose SeaLead?

Our other ocean cargo routes

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The Far East to Middle East (FAM) service from SeaLead provides a fast and reliable service between key ports in China to the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, and offers one of the fastest transit times between these key trading regions. Customers can benefit from excellent customer service, working with an experienced and knowledgeable team, and join an increasing number of satisfied shippers. Our modern fleet and equipment also ensure that cargo reaches its destination as planned and without any challenges..

China – Australia shipping route (SAE)

The China to Australia (SAE) service connects key ports in China with main ports in Australia and offers shippers a wide range of choices for their cargo, and one of the fastest transit times from South China to Australia. In addition to excellent customer service and working with an experienced and knowledgeable team, customers can benefit from the fast and reliable service and join an

Gulf – India – Red Sea shipping route (GIR)

The Gulf India Red Sea (GIR) service from SeaLead connects key ports in the Gulf to India and the Red Sea. This service offers a fast, efficient and reliable option for shipping cargo between these regions, with a modern fleet of vessels and state-of-the-art equipment. The GIR service connects Jebel Ali in Dubai to Mundra and Nhava Sheva in India and Djibouti, Jeddah, and Aden, providing comprehensive coverage for shippers.

India and UAE – East Africa shipping route (IDEA)

The IDEA service provides fast and direct service from key ports in India and the United Arab Emirates to East Africa. A weekly service connects these fast-growing regions with dedicated vessels. In addition to excellent customer service and working with an experienced and knowledgeable team, customers can benefit from the frequency and direct links of this service and join an increasing number

Med – US East Coast shipping route (MEC)

The Med to US East Coast (MEC) service connects the east Mediterranean to key ports on the east coast of the United States. This service offers a reliable and efficient option for shipping cargo between these key regions, with fast transit times and a modern fleet of vessels.

UAE – Kuwait- Iraq shipping route (UGF)

The Upper Gulf (UGF) service provides direct and reliable service between the key ports of Jebel Ali, Shuwaikh, Shuaiba, and Umm Qasr, providing a direct and reliable connection between United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Iraq. Customers can benefit from excellent customer service and working with an experienced and knowledgeable team. Our modern fleet and equipment also ensure that cargo reaches its destination as planned and without any challenges.

Sudan – Jeddah shipping route (SRS)

The Sudan Red Sea Shuttle (SRS) from SeaLead provides a fast and reliable service between the key ports of Jeddah and Port Sudan in Saudi Arabia and Sudan, and one of the fastest transit times between these ports. Customers can benefit from excellent customer service, working with an experienced and knowledgeable team, and join an increasing number of satisfied shippers. Our modern fleet and equipment also ensure that cargo reaches its destination as planned and without any challenges.

Intra UAE shipping route (UCS)

The Intra-UAE shipping service provides direct and reliable service between Jebel Ali, Sharjah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah. Customers can benefit from excellent customer service and working with an experienced and knowledgeable team. Our modern fleet and equipment also ensure that cargo reaches its destination as planned and without any challenges.

Our other ocean cargo routes

China - UAE - Qatar shipping route(FAM)

The Far East to Middle East (FAM) service from SeaLead provides a fast and reliable service between key ports in China to the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, and offers one of the fastest transit times between these key trading regions. Customers can benefit from excellent customer service, working with an experienced and knowledgeable team, and join an increasing number of satisfied shippers. Our modern fleet and equipment also ensure that cargo reaches its destination as planned and without any challenges.

China – Australia shipping route (SAE)

The China to Australia (SAE) service connects key ports in China with main ports in Australia and offers shippers a wide range of choices for their cargo, and one of the fastest transit times from South China to Australia. In addition to excellent customer service and working with an experienced and knowledgeable team, customers can benefit from the fast and reliable service and join an

Gulf – India – Red Sea shipping route (GIR)

The Gulf India Red Sea (GIR) service from SeaLead connects key ports in the Gulf to India and the Red Sea. This service offers a fast, efficient and reliable option for shipping cargo between these regions, with a modern fleet of vessels and state-of-the-art equipment. The GIR service connects Jebel Ali in Dubai to Mundra and Nhava Sheva in India and Djibouti, Jeddah, and Aden, providing comprehensive coverage for shippers.

India and UAE - East Africa shipping route (IDEA)

The IDEA service provides fast and direct service from key ports in India and the United Arab Emirates to East Africa. A weekly service connects these fast-growing regions with dedicated vessels. In addition to excellent customer service and working with an experienced and knowledgeable team, customers can benefit from the frequency and direct links of this service and join an increasing number

Med – US East Coast shipping route (MEC)

The Med to US East Coast (MEC) service connects the east Mediterranean to key ports on the east coast of the United States. This service offers a reliable and efficient option for shipping cargo between these key regions, with fast transit times and a modern fleet of vessels.

UAE – Kuwait- Iraq shipping route (UGF)

The Upper Gulf (UGF) service provides direct and reliable service between the key ports of Jebel Ali, Shuwaikh, Shuaiba, and Umm Qasr, providing a direct and reliable connection between United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Iraq. Customers can benefit from excellent customer service and working with an experienced and knowledgeable team. Our modern fleet and equipment also ensure that cargo reaches its destination as planned and without any challenges.

Sudan – Jeddah shipping route (SRS)

The Sudan Red Sea Shuttle (SRS) from SeaLead provides a fast and reliable service between the key ports of Jeddah and Port Sudan in Saudi Arabia and Sudan, and one of the fastest transit times between these ports. Customers can benefit from excellent customer service, working with an experienced and knowledgeable team, and join an increasing number of satisfied shippers. Our modern fleet and equipment also ensure that cargo reaches its destination as planned and without any challenges.

Intra UAE shipping route (UCS)

The Intra-UAE shipping service provides direct and reliable service between Jebel Ali, Sharjah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah. Customers can benefit from excellent customer service and working with an experienced and knowledgeable team. Our modern fleet and equipment also ensure that cargo reaches its destination as planned and without any challenges.

 

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