Maersk Switches Samba Calls to DP World London Gateway

first_imgzoom Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping line, has switched the UK call of its Samba service from Tilbury to DP World London Gateway Port. The first call on the service will be made by the Maersk Lanco on Monday, March 21.The rotation of the service includes calls at Santos, Paranagua, Itajal, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Rio Grande, Santos, Pecem, Algeciras, Rotterdam, DP World London Gateway Port, Bremerhaven, Antwerp, Algeciras and Santos.“Maersk Line’s South Africa Europe Container Service has been calling here since 2013 and there are very clear advantages available to Maersk’s customers by calling at the UK’s newest, most advanced deep-sea port. Among these is our unrivalled ability to handle fresh produce and food products,” Simon Moore, CEO, DP World London Gateway, said.“Consistently low truck turnaround times and outstanding inspection services, coupled with our market-centric location and access to world class road and rail infrastructure, means products are delivered to market faster and fresher.”“We work with the ports that are able to support us in offering reliable services to our customers,” said Brian Godsafe, managing director, Maersk Line UK and Ireland.“We are certain that the move will be of benefit to our customers using the Samba service in and out of South America.”last_img

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