Hapag-Lloyd to buy NileDutch

Hapag-Lloyd is to acquire Netherlands-based African shipping line NileDutch, subject to the approval of antitrust authorities. The German operator will acquire all shares of the company, established over 40 years ago and one the leading providers of container services to and from West Africa. NileDutch has 16 owned offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Singapore, China, Angola, Congo and Cameroon and operates ten10 liner services, around 35,000teu of transport capacity and ... [+]

NileDutch to buy Safmarine multi-purpose arm

West Africa specialist container line NileDutch, has bought the Safmarine MPV multi-purpose vessel business owned by Maersk Line. The business was acquired as part of Maersk's purchase of the Safmarine container shipping business. The operations of Safmarine MPVs Europe to West Africa services will continue as NileDutch MPV Managing director ... [+]

NileDutch upgrades West Africa routes

NileDutch is upgrading its Europe to West Africa container service into a-two-loop operation. The existing West Europe – West Africa Service, known as WEWA, will be upgraded to weekly sailings Operating from the north-west Continent and Portugal to Tanger, Pointe Noire, Luanda, Lobito,, Namibe and Abidjan. At the same time a ... [+]

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