LYKES COMPLETES CAPACITY INCREASE FOR NORTH AMERICA/AFRICA SERVICE
Lykes Lines is introducing the last in a series of five multi-purpose Astrakan Mark 3 roll-on/roll-off ships, “Lykes Runner”, on its twice per month North America/Africa “East Coast Loop” service.
The vessel will join the service when it sails from Montreal on Aug. 29.
The “East Coast Loop” service calls at Montreal, Quebec; Philadelphia, Pa; Charleston, S.C.; Cape Town, Durban, Cape Town, Philadelphia and Montreal.
Calls at Hamilton and Toronto are included during the Lakes season between April and December.
The five ships on the service all have a 728 TEU capacity, including refrigerated cargo, and can also carry breakbulk, bulk, automobiles, trucks and other rolling stock.