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Maersk announced changes to optimize its west coast network in Latin America – Northern Europe, including the launch of a new CLX service linking Chile, Peru, Panama and Colombia with northern Europe and other service improvements, such as expanding coverage from / to Colombia
Together, Maersk and Hamburg Süd They will manage their own network, with full operational control, from the west coast of Latin America and Northern Europe.
This completes ambition Maersk, that network integration Maersk and Hamburg Süd, will provide customers with premium market coverage, attractive direct services, competitive transit times, high reliability and other benefits through a combined global network.
"Changes in the west coast network of Latin America – northern Europe and the launch of our new CLX services are part of our ongoing efforts to optimize our network and generate synergies from acquisitions Hamburg Süd.
This new network will give our customers better connectivity, independent services with direct connections from Chile (San Antonio and San Vicente) and Colombia (Santa Marta), access to a broad network of feeder vessels and a variety of retransmission options to / from the west coast Latin America and Europe through Panama, "he explained. Lars Nielsen, Maersk Regional Managing Director for Latin America and the Caribbean.
As of June 2019, Maersk This will optimize services and vessels operating from / to the west coast of Latin America and northern Europe to meet customer needs and continue to maintain competitive costs.
The optimized network will provide greater connectivity, flexibility, especially for refrigerated cargo, and reliability, with improved transit times and better cargo flow to continue to facilitate the growth of your business.
Maersk announced that CLX service changes will provide direct coverage between Chile (San Antonio / San Vicente), Peru (Callao) and (Santa Marta / Cartagena) Colombia and Northern Europe – Germany (Hamburg), England (London), Netherlands (Rotterdam), Belgium (Antwerp). It will operate with a larger ship, the L-Type, with 1,400 reefer plugs on the board, which are tailored to the needs of the route. The first exit to the new north service is scheduled for June 10, 2019, with "Luna Maersk" departing from San Antonio.
In addition, the Costa Rica Express (CRX) service will continue, as it does today, providing direct coverage between Costa Rica, Belize, Mexico, Panama and Northern Europe.
On the other hand, Ecubex services that connect Ecuador with northern Europe will now also land in Colombia (Santa Marta) and the United Kingdom (Portsmouth). To ensure transit time remains optimal, it will stop calling in Balboa (Panama) and Rotterdam (Netherlands) because these ports will be borne by other services.
Likewise, CLX and Ecubex services will offer direct services from Santa Marta, Colombia to northern Europe
On the other hand, a vast network of feeder ships will connect most ports on the west coast of Latin America with European ports, including several freight shipping options in Balboa, Panama, through a regional network that will offer links to / from the west coast of Latin America and Europe
Likewise, the Caribbean, Mexico and the Gulf of the United States will be connected through the ports of Manzanillo (Panama) and Cartagena (Colombia).