Maersk Line has recently announced that it will be running a service to Liverpool after a 10-year hiatus, offering a feeder product to connect in its Mediterranean transhipment hub, Algeciras.
The weekly service is an addition to its extensive product portfolio, which opens up multiple opportunities for its customers in the North West of the UK to connect with Maersk Line’s global network.
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The SLX service gives Maersk Line transit time improvements to Africa and the east coast of South America plus benefits to and from Asia main ports via its East-West network.
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PTI previously published a news piece reporting on Maersk and its terminal operating arm APM Terminals plan to pass more of the financial burden from terminals to carriers.
The Port of Liverpool’s owner, Peel Ports recently announced that its near half-billion Liverpool2 container terminal is scheduled to open in summer, 2016.