Hapag-Lloyd will further enhance its West Africa product; further to its CustomerInfo of September 26, 2018 please find latest update as noted below:
As of week 47, Hapag-Lloyd will introduce the DEX (Dakar Express) Service which will offer weekly sailings from North Europe to Senegal and Mauretania and vice versa. In addition, these markets will be well connected with our Global Mainline Network via Tangier.
At the same time Hapag-Lloyd will remove Dakar from the WAX (West Africa Express) which will significantly reduce operational stress on this service and improve the schedule reliability.
The DEX will be composed of 4 x 1,700 TEU vessels, all operated by Hapag-Lloyd, with following rotation:
Antwerp ▪ Dunkerque ▪ Lisbon ▪ Tangier ▪ Dakar ▪ Nouakchott ▪ Tangier ▪ Leixoes ▪ Antwerp
DEX Transit Times
The first departure of DEX will be:
- Southbound: Antwerp November 25, 2018
- Northbound: Dakar December 10, 2018
Nouakchott December 12, 2018
The last WAX sailing to Dakar will be:
- Southbound: AS Carelia 1846S,
Antwerp November 12, 2018
Dakar November 26, 2018