Hapag completes DAL buy

Hapag-Lloyd has completed its acquisition of the container liner business of German carrier Deutsche Afrika-Linien (DAL). If follows signing of a framework agreement in March and the transaction had been approved by all antitrust authorities. Full commercial integration is expected to be completed by the end of 2022. In 2021, Hapag-Lloyd acquired Africa-specialised carrier NileDutch. [+]

Changes to Madagascar shipping

All cargo to or from ports in Madagascar now requires an Entry Summary Number (ENS for import) or an Exit Summary Number (EXS for export), advise container operator DAL. The shipper is responsible for obtaining the numbers and to provide them to the carrier. The ENS/EXE can be obtained at: ... [+]

Another service for London Gateway

German shipping line DAL says it can offer a service to North Africa and Turkey via its existing link on the SAECS service from London Gateway. Service is via Algeciras in southern Spain and is available to Agadir, Casablanca, Tangier, Tunis, Oran, Algiers, Izmir, Marport , Yilport and Mersin. Transit times ... [+]

Back to Beira

Shipping operator DAL is offering a weekly service from all European and Mediterranean ports to Beira via Durban on its IMMA service. The situation in the port has improved recently, says the line. [+]

DAL returns to Beira and Nacala

Container shipping line DAL is once again serving the ports of Beira and Nacala in Mozambique, in addition to Maputo following the start of a new service by daughter company. Services operate via Durban in South Africa and there are connections to and from Europe. [+]

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