Carriers upgrade Mexico/U.S. Gulf/East Coast South America link
Alianca Navegacao e Logistica Ltda., its sister company Hamburg Sud and P&O Nedlloyd are adding a sixth ship and improving the sailing frequency to weekly on their joint service connecting Mexico, the U.S. Gulf and South America's East Coast.
From January, six vessels of about 1,200 TEUs will be deployed on the service. The service has used five ships averaging 1,959 TEUs. The revised port rotation is Veracruz, Mexico; Altamira, Mexico; Houston, Texas; Cartagena; Puerto Cabello; Salvador; Santos; Rio Grande; Itajai; Santos; Sepetiba; Salvador; Puerto Cabello; Cartagena; and back to Veracruz.