SCI Middle East India Liner Express Service
SMILE Service is a direct independent service connecting East Coast of India to the West Coast of India and vice versa along with Persian Gulf.
To cater to SCI's valued customers with an improved product offering with greater port coverage while maintaining an efficient and reliable service for Coastal and to Exim trade via Mundra/Pipavav to Persian Gulf, SMILE service is being restructured w.e.f. 09.06.2016.
The restructured SMILE Service rotation will be; Mundra, Pipavav, Cochin, Tuticorin, Katupalli, Krishnapatnam, Mundra/Pipavav, Jebel Ali.
The SMILE Service will operate with four vessels ranging from 1650 TEUs to 4400 TEUs (nominal capacity), maintaining the historic service standards and schedule integrity. This is a joint venture between SCI (three vessels) and one partner vessel.
SCI also provides PIX2 Service in consortium with other partner with service rotation of Mundra, Katupalli, Krisnapatnam, Vizag, Tuticorin, Cochin and Jebel Ali. This service have four vessels of about 1650 TEUs each.
The new routing makes it feasible to connect pan-Indian ports with an improved transit time on mix of various port
SCI also provides services to other upper-Gulf ports like Bahrain, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Shuwaikh, Shuaiba, Muscat, Dammam via Jebel Ali.