Hamburg Süd will be offering a new fixed-day, fortnightly service from South Africa to Argentina and Brazil (SABR Service) in cooperation with Nile Dutch, beginning next month.
The new service will have a rotation of Durban, Port Elizabeth, Buenos Aires, Rio Grande, Itajai, Santos, and Rio de Janeiro.
Further destinations in South America, North America and Europe will be offered on a transshipment basis.
The first westbound call at Durban will be on the vessel Buxfavourite
, starting July 21.
In the opposite direction to the SABR Service, Hamburg Süd serves the trade from South America to South Africa with its New Good Hope Express Service offering twice-weekly direct links from Brazil and the River Plate to South Africa. - Chris Dupin