Hamburg S?d/Alian?a and CSAV/Libra-Montemar have filed a slot-swap agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission that is designed to provide their customers with direct access to a wider range of East Coast ports in North and South America.
Under the terms of the proposed plan, the lines will each operate a sling of vessels.
The new agreement, which is expected to go into effect within 45 days after the FMC filing, offers the following port rotations:
Hamburg S?d/Alian?a: New York, Philadelphia, Norfolk, Charleston, Jacksonville, Port Everglade, Puerto Cabello, Suape, Santos, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Rio Grande, Santos, Sepetiba, Suape, Pecem, New York.
CSAV / Libra-Montemar: Newark, Norfolk, Baltimore, Puerto Cabello, Sao Francisco, Paranagua, Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Puerto Cabello, Newark.