Boluda Lines reorganises its shipping routes to speed up trade with Africa

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to become a hub port for the large scale concentration of containers for subsequent onward distribution

Boluda Lines, the marine cargo transport division of Boluda Corporación Marítima, has announced a reorganisation of its coastal shipping routes between Peninsular Spain, the Canary Islands and West Africa. This restructuring of the cargo shipping routes means that, from this month on, all export cargoes for West Africa will be concentrated at the port of Las Palmas, which will act from now on as a container trans-shipment port, thus becoming a hub port which will subsequently distribute these large numbers of containers to the parts of Africa that are within its zone of influence, by means of feeder vessels. Thus the feeder vessel Macarena B will provide a weekly link between Morocco (Agadir) and Las Palmas, and between Las Palmas and Arrecife de Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. At the same time the Africa B (view fact sheet) will cover the West Africa international route which will serve Mauritania and Senegal (view routes). Continue reading