DP World Marine Services launches new Colombia-Panama route and expands global network
logistics | ports of turbo | SupplyChain | Shipping
Par Ibrahima DIALLO
13 February 2024 / 10:06

This new service is the 19th new maritime route launched by DP World Marine Services worldwide since October 2022.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 13, 2024: Unifeeder Group, an integral and central part of DP World Marine Services, has launched a new direct service linking four ports in Colombia and the port of Manzanillo in Panama, adding a new level of flexibility for export customers, such as fruit growers in the Americas region. The service will be managed by the Unifeeder Group, one of the world's leading multi-regional feeder and container operators.

The new service offers the best coverage for containerized goods between the ports of Turbo, Santa Marta, Cartagena, Barranquilla and Manzanillo in Panama, with fast transit times. It is aimed in particular at export companies handling time-sensitive products such as fresh fruit.

For added flexibility, the service allows additional terminals in hub ports to be called, subject to an incentive (ships will call at the port if a sufficient quantity of cargo is available and booked).

The launch of this new route demonstrates DP World and Unifeeder's commitment to providing efficient, reliable and comprehensive ocean transport solutions in response to the changing demands of the international trade landscape, helping to solve the complex challenges of end-to-end supply chains.

Since October 2022, DP World Marine Services has successfully introduced 19 new shipping routes, improving connectivity between major ports worldwide. DP World Marine Services' route extensions include the Vietnam Indonesia (VIS) service in April 2023 and the India Middle East (IMS) service in August 2023.

These routes seamlessly link key ports, creating a robust network that enhances business opportunities for companies in a variety of sectors.

DP World Marine Services has strived to increase the frequency and reliability of its services to support its geographical expansion. The company has strategically deployed new vessels, optimized rotations and introduced shuttle services to meet the growing demand for efficient shipping solutions.

Jesper Kristensen, Group COO Marine Services at DP World, said: "This significant expansion of our global network reinforces DP World Marine Services' commitment to providing unrivalled shipping solutions: "This significant expansion of our global network reinforces DP World Marine Services' commitment to providing unrivalled shipping solutions.

Our aim is not only to meet our customers' expectations, but also to exceed them by offering reliable, efficient services on a variety of trade routes".

DP World Marine Services continues to invest in its fleet, technology and infrastructure to remain at the forefront of the shipping industry. The company's commitment to innovation, reliability and customer satisfaction makes DP World Marine Services a preferred choice for shippers worldwide.





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