Hatsu Marine joins Europe service

Hatsu Marine joins Europe service

Hatsu Marine, the British-flag container vessel operator that is part of Taiwan's Evergreen Group, will become a partner with Lloyd Triestino and Hapag Lloyd in the Europe-Levant Service (ELS), an intra-Europe regional trade route, effective April 4.

Hatsu Marine will take over the position held by Evergreen Marine, assume its operational responsibility, and participate in day-to-day operation of the ELS service.

In a statement, Hatsu said it expects to soon add more services in Northern Europe, both on its own and with partners."

The ELS service offers a weekly schedule utilizing four chartered vessels. The port rotation is: Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Lisbon, Gioia Tauro, Taranto, Piraeus, Istanbul, Izmir, Taranto, Rotterdam.