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New LUX service connects Europe with South America

ONE (Ocean Network Express) and Cosco Shipping will start the new LUX container service. This route connects Europe and the Mediterranean to the east coast of South America with weekly stopovers.

The new route includes important ports such as Rotterdam (the Netherlands), Hamburg (Germany), and Antwerp (Belgium), among others. LUX is an appealing alternative for both importers and exporters, and the line serves some of the most important ports in Europe.

The Lady Jane will be the first ship to arrive at Itapoa on 28 September. The 294-meter-long vessel, which sails under the Marshall Islands flag, has a capacity of nearly 5,000 containers.

“LUX is the only service available on the market that makes a direct connection from Lisbon to the east coast of South America. It’s important to bear in mind that this service also has stopovers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Montevideo, Uruguay,” said the director of the port of Itapoa.

The LUX route will be as follows: Rotterdam (Netherlands) – London Gateway (UK) – Hamburg (Germany) – Antwerp (Belgium) – Lisbon (Portugal) – Algeciras (Spain) – Santos (Brazil) – Paranagua (Brazil)– Montevideo (Uruguay) – Buenos Aires (Argentina) – Itapoa (Brazil) – Paranagua – Santos – Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) – Algeciras – Rotterdam.