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Hapag to buy DAL

[ March 14, 2022   //   ]

Hapag-Lloyd has reached agreement to acquire the container liner business of Africa specialist DAL, subject to regulatory approval. DAL operates four liner services between Europe, South Africa and the Indian Ocean and has its own offices in Germany and South Africa as well as through third-party agents in 47 countries worldwide. The liner business (including agencies) employs more than 150 people. DAL owns a 6,589teu vessel and operates a container fleet of around 17,800 owned and leased boxes which will be taken over as part of the acquisition.