Maersk Line has switched the UK call of its Samba service from Tilbury to DP World London Gateway Port. The first call on the service is expected to be made by the Maersk Lanco on Monday, March 21.
The rotation of the service includes calls at Santos, Paranagua, Itajal, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Rio Grande, Santos, Pecem, Algeciras, Rotterdam, DP World London Gateway Port, Bremerhaven, Antwerp, Algeciras and Santos.
Simon Moore, CEO, DP World London Gateway, said, “It is very pleasing that Maersk Line’s alterations to its Samba service will now see it call at DP World London Gateway Port.” He added, “Maersk Line’s South Africa Europe Container Service has been calling here since 2013 and there are very clear advantages available to Maersk’s customers by calling at the UK’s newest, most advanced deep-sea port. Among these is our unrivalled ability to handle fresh produce and food products.”