LIBRA, LYKES, TMM REVISE U.S./EAST COAST SOUTH AMERICA LINK
Libra, Lykes Lines and TMM Lines are adding weekly northbound calls at Rio de Janeiro and Puerto Cabello on their joint weekly U.S. Gulf/East Coast of South America service. At the same time, the fortnightly northbound call at Vitoria will be dropped.
' Rio de Janeiro and Puerto Cabello have been served fortnightly northbound.
The last northbound call to Vitoria will be made on March 20 by the “Libra Buenos Aires.”
The “TMM Tabasco” will make the first weekly northbound calls at Rio de Janeiro and Puerto Cabello when it departs on March 25 and April 3, respectively.
The U.S. Gulf/East Coast of South America service uses six ships averaging 1,850 TEUs capacity and will have a revised port rotation of Veracruz, Mexico; Altamira, Mexico; Houston; New Orleans; Salvador; Vitoria, Rio de Janeiro; Santos; Buenos Aires; Itajai; Santos; Rio de Janeiro; Puerto Cabello; Veracruz; Altamira; Houston; and New Orleans.
APL takes space on the service.