MAERSK SEALAND AND SAFMARINE JOIN EUROPE/SOUTH AMERICA SERVICE
Maersk Sealand and its subsidiary Safmarine Container Lines have joined the northern Europe/East Coast South America “Brazil Express” joint service of Hamburg-Sud, Alianca, CMA CGM and Transroll International.
For Maersk Sealand and Safmarine, the service replaces their former, separate “Brazil String” service.
As part of the arrangement, Maersk Sealand will contribute two ships to the service. Further changes to the “Brazil Express” service include an extra sixth ship and new calls at Felixstowe, Algeciras and Fortaleza. The call at Felixstowe replaces previous calls at Southampton.
The service now deploys six ships with capacity between 1,100 and 1,650 TEUs and has a revised service rotation of Felixstowe, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Le Havre, Algeciras, Suape, Rio de Janeiro, Paranagua, Santos, Salvador, Suape, Fortaleza, Algeciras, Felixstowe, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp and Le Havre.
Details of the revised service are posted on ComPairData, the global shipping database on the Internet at www.compairdata.com.