January 9, 2017
"The management of O. Brunoni S.A. is pleased to announce that the shipping line Universal Africa Lines Ltd. has appointed O. Brunoni S.A. as their agent in Switzerland.
Universal Africa Lines act as an Alliance consisting of a dedicated family owned niche carrier, Universal Africa Lines Ltd. (UAL Ltd.), as well as several own offices under the UAL brand name or participating in local agencies.
UAL Ltd. is a shipping line that has serviced the Oil & Gas industry in Europe, America and West Africa for over 40 years already.
Its main focus is on complete logistic management (involving both break bulk and containers) with 2 standalone liner services from both Europe and the US Gulf to West Africa and vice versa.
UAL is also very active in the intra-Africa service, both with their liner vessels but also have 2 feeder vessels which can serve shallow draft ports. UAL sail multi-purpose vessels specially designed to carry break bulk and containers.
These vessels are self-geared, with a crane capacity up to 160mtons. UAL operates own geared ships and charter vessels to their needs.
As a niche carrier with the expertise in the oil and gas cargo, they move this mainly conventional/break bulk but also containers. Soft commodities (cocoa or others) can be shipped as mega bulk, bagged and/or containerized shipments out of Africa (Inbound) as well.
We are happy to have Universal Africa Lines Ltd. on Board."