New trans-Atlantic service makes first UK call

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The Americas Europe Express, a new trans-Atlantic service operated by The New World Alliance Lines, has made its first stop in the UK, at Felixstowe on 3rd March.

The service offers eight day transit times Westbound between the Port of Felixstowe and New York. It complements the two weekly Alliance services that already call at Felixstowe.

The Alliance of APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine and Mitsui OSK Lines has deployed high-reefer-capacity ships on the weekly service with an average effective capacity of 3,200teu. APL will supply three of the vessels deployed while HMM and MOL will contribute one each.

The first Eastbound vessel is expected to arrive at the Suffolk port on 24th March.

The AEE service rotation is: Manzanillo (Panama), Charleston (US), New York (US), Rotterdam (Netherlands), Bremerhaven (Germany), Felixstowe (UK), New York (US), Charleston (US), and Manzanillo (Panama).

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