Tuesday, August 8, 2017

New Container Shipping Service to Begin between Florida and Central America

Crowley Offers New Weekly Sailings
Shipping News Feature
US – PANAMA – COSTA RICA – Crowley Liner Services will begin fixed-day, weekly sailings on Wednesday, August 9, directly between Florida and Costa Rica and Panama. The new service will offer fast transits to speed cargo to market at peak times, with Crowley's vessels sailing southbound from Florida on Wednesdays from the Port of Jacksonville, and Fridays from Port Everglades, and will arrive on Tuesdays in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, and on Wednesdays in Manzanillo, Panama.

Northbound, the ships will depart on Wednesdays from Panama and Fridays from Costa Rica, then arrive on Tuesdays in Port Everglades and on Wednesdays in Jacksonville. Steve Collar, Crowley Senior Vice President and General Manager, International Liner Services, said:

“Crowley’s ocean cargo service blends seamlessly with our logistics offerings to provide customers a single point of accountability, increased visibility and reduced costs while building on the confidence they already have in the company’s regular, fast ocean transport service.”

“The new, dedicated service continues our strategy of providing importers and exporters the fastest, most dependable suite of supply chain solutions possible between the US and Central American regions,” commented Crowley’s Frank Larkin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Logistics and Commercial Services.