New NileDutch service
As of 21 August NileDutch will offer a new weekly service: South America – South Africa – West Africa, based on a Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA). The new port rotation will enable NileDutch to offer customers a weekly new trade, from South Africa to South America and to improve its existing routes.
NileDutch will operate the MV NileDutch Luanda (3,100 TEU) as one of the six vessels on this rotation.
The new NileDutch service will start on 21 August, with the following port rotation Navegantes, Paranagua, Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Luanda, Pointe Noire (every two weeks) and Navegantes. Cargo from Buenos Aires and Rio Grande will be transported to the port of Santos by feeder.
West African network
Luanda will be NileDutch’s hub for cargo for Lobito, Namibe, Cabinda, Soyo, Boma and Matadi. Pointe Noire will serve as the hub for Douala, Libreville, Bata and Malabo.
NileDutch Africa Line BV (NileDutch) is one of the world's largest container shipping companies. NileDutch operates cargo liner services between West African ports and Europe, South Africa, South America and Asia. The company has over 30 years’ experience of working in Africa and has a large network of offices and agents. This presence in the region means NileDutch is familiar with the needs of the African market and can respond quickly to changes in the situation and offer a reliable service. Their fleet of feeder vessels provides efficient access to smaller ports in the West Africa.