Safmarine adds Aberdeen to West Africa service
Jan 22, 2005
Safmarine has included Aberdeen among the direct port of calls on its OPEX (Oil Ports Express service) between Europe and West Africa, with immediate effect.
Safmarine has four chartered 10,300-gt sister ships operating the service – Safmarine Gabon, Safmarine Luba, Safmarine Bata and Safmarine Cabinda, each with heavy lifting capacity of 70 tonne and ability to carry long length cargo as well as reefer and hazardous cargo. The 18-day frequency operates southbound from Aberdeen, Antwerp, Lisbon, Bata, Malabo, Onne, Warri, Port Gentil, Sao Tome, Luba and Douala.
Services to Lobito, Malongo, Cabinda, Soyo, Banana, Matadi and Boma are available on Safmarine’s Europe-Angola-Congo Express service (ACE) via transshipment in Antwerp.