June 23, 2017
"We are pleased to inform that UAL launches a new service to Latin America. With over 40 years’ experience as a Niche carrier in the Oil and Energy sector to West Africa, Universal Africa Lines announces further expansion with a new service starting to Latin America.
With expectations of new growth and emerging markets in Latin America, Universal Americas Lines will offer direct monthly sailings to and from Mexico, Trinidad, Guyana, Suriname, Colombia and Brazil, with other LAM or countries offered on inducement.
“We see a need to help meet the rising customer demand for an alternative carrier experienced in handling Breakbulk and Project cargoes into this area,” stated Mr. Roger Jungblut, Chairman for the UAL Alliance of companies. “Our current customers are reacting positively to the news and we are very excited about establishing our new client base in this area.”
Universal America Lines is a new brand within the UAL Group.
The first sailing will be the UAL Lobito sailing Mid July offering both container and breakbulk service."