Effective July 2021, our Samba service between East Coast of South America and North Europe will structurally stop calls at the ports of Algeciras and Itapoa.

At the same time, we are announcing that these changes will require a temporary suspension of LeHavre for the next 8 weeks.

The above changes are implemented to address challenges presented by severe operational bottlenecks that we continue to observe across all main North European ports.

The first vessel/voyage leaving North Europe with new rotation will be CAP SAN AUGUSTIN v-126S with an ETD in Rotterdam July 1st, 2021.

Further details on the revised Samba rotation below

Service East Coast South America to/from North Europe First Sailing (New Rotation)
East Coast South America to/from North Europe
Rotterdam – London Gateway – Hamburg – Antwerp – Santos – Paranagua – Buenos Aires – Montevideo – Paranagua – Santos – Port Tangier
First Sailing (New Rotation)
CAP SAN AUGUSTIN v-126S, ETD Rotterdam July 1st

We will continue to serve Itapoa and Le Havre to/from North Europe with following set up

Exports from North Europe to Itapoa: Transhipment via Santos, Brazil

Exports from Itapoa to North Europe: Transhipment via Tangier, Morocco

Le Havre Imports and Exports: Transhipment via Tangier, Morocco

We want to thank you for your business and look forward to continuously serving your global transportation needs. In case you have any questions please contact your local sales representative.

Anything you need, we’re here to help


Logistics solutions

We meet customer needs from one end of the supply chain to the other.

Contact us

Our dedicated team of experts are here for you.
Find Prices

Ready to ship?

Look up rates for new shipments and inland tariffs.
Industry Insights

Sign up to our newsletter

To provide you with the right tools and the most relevant information for you to best manage your supply chain, please sign-up to our bi-weekly newsletter on global logistics.