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Safmarine to launch new Asia - Africa service

Safmarine to launch new Asia - Africa service

China: Safmarine is launching a new box service connecting Asia with South and West Africa jointly with Maersk Line. The FEW3 service will be line's third linking Asian ports and West Africa. "Not only will FEW3 significantly improve transit times to Pointe Noire (Congo) and Matadi (DRC) through a direct call to Pointe Noire (Congo), but it will also make a direct call at Tin Can Island in Nigeria," said Dirk Greens, Africa trade director for Safmarine. The number and size of vessels to be deployed on the service to be launched this month is yet to be announced. The service will call Shanghai (China) - Yantian (China) - Nansha (China) Tanjung Pelepas (Malaysia) - Durban (South Africa) - Pointe Noire (Congo) - Tin Can Island (Nigeria) - Durban (South Africa) - Shanghai (China). [04/08/20]

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