United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) has launched a new Zanzibar Feeder service that connects Zanzibar with Mutsamudu in the Comoros. The 618 teu UAFL ATHENS has been deployed on the new service from 19 September 2023, which will connect at Mutsamudu to UAFL's MEX (Middle East Express) service for relay connections to Nhava Sheva, Karachi and Jebel Ali.
PIL will resume calls at Zanzibar in Tanzania with the launch of the new Zanzibar Shuttle (ZNS) that will call at Mombasa, Zanzibar, Mombasa starting from 16 March 2023. The ship to be deployed has not yet been named. The feeder service will tranship at Mombasa in Kenya to PIL's EAS service that connects Mombasa, Port Klang, Singapore, Nansha, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Nansha, Singapore, Port Klang, Mombasa.