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Dunkirk's West African coverage set to grow

Hapag-Loyd will call Dunkirk, starting up a weekly container service linking it with Dakar in Sénégal and Nouakchott in Mauretania. The new service hubs over Tanger Med and calls Leixões northbound and then Lisbon southbound

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Called DAX (Dakar Express), the service deploys four vessels with a nominal intake of 1,700 TEU. The first call at Dunkirk is scheduled for 26th November.

 

GPM de Dunkerque’s Managing Director Stéphane Raison said: The arrival of Hapag-Lloyd in Dunkirk will further consolidate our position as the No 1 French port for containerised fruit and vegetables, and also opens up new opportunities for exporters, importers and logistics companies in Hauts-de-France (North East France) in the chemical, pharma, automotive and agri-business industries.

Hapag-Lloyd is a new customer for the Port of Dunkirk
Hapag-Lloyd is a new customer for the Port of Dunkirk

Peter Mertens, Managing Director, Hapag-Lloyd France, said: "We are responding to the requests of the port communities in Dunkirk and Lille as well as exporters and importers for a new shipping line to call at Dunkirk.

 

"Our new weekly service will be competitive and cover a wide market, not only with the the calls in Africa, but also through our hub operations in Tanger Med. We are counting on full support from shippers and forwarders in Hauts-de-France.

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