Evergreen, Hanjin and United Arab Shipping Co. will launch a new West Africa service at the end of May.
The service will provide a transhipment link to the Far East and Europe via Algeciras.
Four ships of 2,800 to 3,000 TEUs will be deployed in the joint service. Evergreen and UASC will deploy one vessel each with the other two ships operated by Hanjin.
The first sailing is planned from Algeciras on May 30.
During their 28-day roundtrip voyages, ships will stop at Algeciras, Lagos, Tema, Abidjan, and Algeciras. - Chris Dupin