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Hapag-Lloyd launches new service from Turkey to U.S.

Hapag-Lloyd launches a new service, connecting Turkey and North America East Coast, from April.

“Ships will call in a frequency of every 9 days. Hapag-Lloyd will provide one out of five vessels,” the German company.

Hapag-Lloyd responding to CN’s request, said that Turkon Lines will provide the other four vessels of the service.

Hapag-Lloyd adds: “We are excited to have this new service in our portfolio, offering you direct connectivity between the Turkish Marmara Sea port of Izmit, Istanbul and Gemlik to the US ports of New York, Norfolk and Savannah. In addition, the service allows connectivity between Turkey and West Africa via transshipment in Algeciras. The service offers also an excellent connection between US East Coast and Alexandria, Egypt.”

The first sailings will be as follows:

  • Westbound: MV Satie departing from Alexandria, Egypt on April 11, 2019
  • Eastbound: MV Satie departing from New York on May 6, 2019

For the specific rotation, please refer to below map.

Source: Hapag-Lloyd

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