Hapag-Lloyd has announced it will start a new service named WCSA Feeder 4 (WS4) in Latin American.
The rotation of the service is as follows: Calla, Peru – Iquique, Chile – Puerto Angamos, Chile – Arica, Chile – Callao, Peru.
The WS4 is set to commence on board containership MV CAPE BRUNO, which is expected to arrive at Port of Callao, Chile on 5 June.
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Hapag-Lloyd said that the new WS4 service will offer stronger schedule reliability and an extended port coverage.
The German ocean carrier also reported that the service is expected to replace transshipment from San Antonio, Chile to Callao.
The news comes as Hapag-Lloyd aims to expand its global network.
On 19 March 2023, Hapag-Lloyd announced the introduction of a new service in Asia with flexible port coverage, called the Vietnam Indonesia Straits (VIS) service.
More recently, Hapag-Lloyd announced that it will operate its new West African Service 1 (WA1) alongside its revamped West Africa Express (WAX) service rotations from May 2023.