PORTS FOR JOINT U.S.-MED SERVICE ANNOUNCED
The new joint fortnightly U.S.-Mediterranean service between Hapag-Lloyd, P&O Nedlloyd and Zim will call at Malta, Salerno, Naples, La Spezia, Genoa, Fos, Barcelona, Lisbon, New York, Charleston, Savannah, Miami and Houston, according to a press release from Hapag-Lloyd.
The service, still pending FMC and EU approval, is expected to start on a fortnightly basis in February, becoming weekly in the summer.
The service will use ships of 1,800-TEU capacity.
In August Hapag-Lloyd joined P&O Nedlloyd’s ‘Farrell Mediterranean Express’ service.