Maruba adds California/Mexico link
Maruba Lines will start a California/Mexico service as part of a wider plan to expand its service connecting Latin America.
The service will operate on a biweekly basis during the startup phase and will eventually provide a weekly service with connections in Manzanillo, Mexico with three different vessel strings that will provide links to a full range of ports in Central and South America.
Maruba’s first sailing will leave Manzanillo July 1 to Oakland and Long Beach, returning via Ensenada, Mexico.
This is the third of three new services that Maruba has initiated during 2005. The other two services are the Americas Alliance providing weekly service from Shekou and Hong Kong to Long Beach and the S.E.A.S. weekly service from Asia to the East Coast of South America.
Argentina-based Maruba said it is in discussions with current vessel partners to provide additional services this year.