We are writing to inform you of upcoming changes to the BossaNova & Samba services rotations.

Your partnership remains of the utmost importance to us and as your integrated logistics partner, we constantly monitor our routes to ensure that your supply chain moves with agility, connectivity, and ease.

We are excited to share that Maersk will offer a direct service from/to Northern Europe to/from Rio Grande instead of the transhipment product today. This will improve transit time and reliability of our Rio Grande product.

Further, the removal of Rio Grande from BossaNova will significantly improve the schedule reliability.

See route below:

Service Name Original Rotation **New Rotation
Service Name
Original Rotation
Salvador-> Santos->Paranagua->Rio Grande->Itapoa->Santos->Sepetiba
**New Rotation
Salvador–> Santos–>*Itapoa->Paranagua–>Santos->Sepetiba
Service Name
Original Rotation
Santos->Paranagua->Buenos Aires->Montevideo->Paranagua->Santos
**New Rotation
Santos->Paranagua->Buenos Aires->Montevideo->Rio Grande->Paranagua->Santos

*Itapoa call will be advanced before Paranagua.

** Following changes on the excepted schedule of the vessel’s arrival and departure day of the week.

Port Original Arrival/Departure Day New Arrival/Departure Day
Rio Grande
Original Arrival/Departure Day
New Arrival/Departure Day
Original Arrival/Departure Day
New Arrival/Departure Day
Paranagua (Bossanova)
Original Arrival/Departure Day
New Arrival/Departure Day

The last Bossanova vessel with Original Rotation will be the MAERSK LOTA voyage 310S/312N and the first Samba vessel with New Rotation will be the CAP SAN MARCO voyage 308S/313N.

We thank you for your trust and remain ready to assist on all matters pertaining to your logistics. We continue to do our utmost to keep your cargo moving with the least amount of delay and disruptions, and hope this solution helps add further connectivity and ease to your planning.

Should you have any further questions, please contact your local Maersk professional. Our customer service and commercial teams are always available to support you.

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