Hapag-Lloyd announces structural service changes of its North Europe West Coast Express Service (EWX). For operational reasons, a revised rotation will be performed in North Europe and becomes effective as of M/V “MSC NITYA B.” Voyage 912R / 916A as follows:
- Le Havre
First port of call in the Caribbean southbound leg remains Caucedo, Dominican Republic.
The port calls at Hamburg, Germany and Sines, Portugal have been cancelled, whilst Le Havre, France has been added.
“In respect of Hamburg coverage we will continue to offer alternative services on SWX and SW3 to and from all destinations/origins in the Caribbean and South America West Coast,” the company says in its announcement.
“For cargoes from and to Portugal we will offer you an alternative option on our DEX Service which calls at Leixões (for export cargoes) and Lisbon (for import cargoes), connecting to our SWX and EWX Services via Antwerp to all destinations/origins to and from Caribbean and South America West Coast – supported by attractive transit times,” Hapag-Lloyd adds.
On the export side, Lisbon cargoes are routed by rail to Leixões terminal.