Intra-Americas Service Improvement – Revised Gulf – Caribbean Service (GCS)
25 May 2012
Hapag-Lloyd will add a fourth vessel to the rotation.
We are pleased to announce an improvement to the GCS with the addition of a fourth vessel to the rotation. For our customers, this will allow for a reliable and exceptional schedule integrity with weekly fixed day calls in all ports.
The MV Columba will phase in Manzanillo (PA) June 18, 2012 with voyage no. 1222.
We are also pleased to advise the port calls of Santo Tomas de Castilla and Puerto Cortes will be offered weekly, instead of fortnightly.
The port rotation continues to be:
Houston ? Altamira ? Veracruz ? Santo Tomas de Castilla ? Puerto Cortes ? Puerto Limon ? Manzanillo (PA) ? Cartagena ? Caucedo ? San Juan
The improved GCS will also provide good connectivity to other Hapag-Lloyd services through the ports of Manzanillo (PA), Cartagena and Caucedo.