Weekly container service starts: from Waterford to Rotterdam to the WorldPosted: July 16 2019
BG Freight Line, in partnership with Maersk, has started a new weekly service on the Waterford-Rotterdam route that will act as a deep-sea feeder for businesses in Ireland who are exporting or importing goods globally through Europe’s largest seaport. The new weekly service started on July 6th, with the arrival of BG Rotterdam. Here we see a sister ship, BG Diamond alongside at Belview.
BG Freight Line is a long-established European shipping line and part of the Peel Ports Group. It runs a fleet of 23 fully containerised vessels from its headquarters in Rotterdam and focuses on northern European, UK and Ireland connections.
Maersk is the largest container logistics organisation in the world. It has a presence in 130 countries, employing over 75,000 people. Maersk moves more than 12m containers a year worldwide and offers a wide variety of other logistics products to service customer needs.
Pic: D.O'Hanlon, Port of Waterford