Monday, September 7, 2015

Arabian Container Shipping Group Launches Enhanced Freight Services

Two New Routes for UASC
Shipping News Feature

WEST AFRICA – The United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has launched two new West Africa services (WAF 2 and WAF3) this month to enhance the company’s freight schedule reliability and improve transit times to meet what it says is the growing demand and customer requirements in the West African market. The new services will operate in addition to UASC’s existing WAF1 service.

The port rotation of the three services will be as follows:

West Africa Container Service 1 (WAF1): Tangier - Algeciras - Apapa - Tincan - Tema – Tangier

West Africa Container Service 2 (WAF2): Algeciras - Tangier - Cotonou - Lome – Algeciras

West Africa Container Service 3 (WAF3): Tangier - Algeciras - Abidjan – Algeciras

Mr. Lars Christiansen, Chief Trade Officer at UASC commented:

“In addition to reduced transit times and enhanced schedule reliability, the new services are designed to improve connections between West Mediterranean and West Africa enabling our customers globally to avail of new opportunities. In line with UASC’s global expansion and customer service excellence strategy, we maintain ongoing dialogue with our customers to continuously explore further enhancements to our service offerings.”

Photo: UASC vessel MV Barzan at sea.