Maersk box ship goes over the top

The ice-strengthened Seago Line Venta Maersk has become the first containership to navigate the North East passage above Russia from Asia to Europe on 1 September. The seas north of Russia are still covered by heavy ice in winter but with more extensive ice melt in summer – thanks to global warming - experts suggest that regular container services may become possible during the warmer months of the year. The route is ... [+]

Bigger ship for Liverpool’s new Med link

Maersk subsidiary Seago Line has replace the 1,100teu Antwerp on its new Algeciras-Liverpool-Dublin, introduced in April, with a larger vessel, the 1,432teu Independent Accord. The service provides direct connections to and from the north west of England, Ireland and the Mediterranean, with a six-day transit time between Algeciras and Liverpool. Introduction of ... [+]

Maersk back in Liverpool after ten years

Peel Ports celebrated the return of Maersk to Liverpool when its feeder vessel, Antwerp, arrived in port on 27 April. The 1,100teu ship made its first call as part of a new service by Maersk’s Seago short-sea arm on a new route between Algeciras, Liverpool and Dublin. This is the first ... [+]

Maersk to start Liverpool-Med service

Maersk Line's intra-European arm Seago is to introduce a direct service between the Mediterranean transhipment hub of Algeciras in Spain and Liverpool from 13 April. Liverpool's new Liverpool2 large container berth is also due to start handling its first commercial boxes at about the same time. The service, which also calls in ... [+]

New route for Tilbury

Maersk's Seago Line short-sea haul specialist is to launch a new service between Morocco and Tilbury from 1 May. The first vessel will be the WES Carina with a cargo of fresh tomatoes and citrus fruits marking the start of the service call which will see ships arriving at LCT weekly ... [+]

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