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China's COSCO launches new intermodal shipping service from Croatia's Rijeka

Author Iskra Pavlova
China's COSCO launches new intermodal shipping service from Croatia's Rijeka Luka Rijeka, Photo: KL-Photo

ZAGREB (Croatia), October 22 (SeeNews) - China's COSCO Shipping Lines has launched a new intermodal shipping service linking the Croatian Adriatic port of Rijeka to the countries in Central Europe, the Croatian transport ministry said.

The new service was inaugurated on Monday at Rijeka port's Adriatic Gate Container Terminal, the ministry said in a statement.

The new service comprises a regular marine shipping line Piraeus-Rijeka Express Service (PRS service) and a block train railway lines on the routes Rijeka-Budapest-Rijeka and Rijeka-Belgrade-Rijeka.

With the new Rijeka Land Sea Express services, COSCO is offering a transit 32-day trip from eastern China to Hungary's Budapest and a transit 28-day trip from southern China to Budapest, Croatian state news agency Hina reported on Monday.

COSCO Shipping Lines is part of COSCO Group, a Chinese state-owned shipping and logistics services supplier company.

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