Hapag-Lloyd has announced a new weekly service that will connect North Europe with North America and will start at the end of May.

The name of the new product will be AT3 service and according to the German carrier, it will offer a connection between major markets in North Europe and North America, with hinterland connectivity from and to the US Midwest and Canada.

Hapag-Lloyd said that the new service will provide a “fast and direct weekly service between uncongested ports, free from the current widespread congestion issues.”

The AT3 service will directly link Hamburg and Antwerp with St. John, New Brunswick, Canada and will operate seasonally with the following weekly rotation:

Hamburg – Antwerp – St. John – Hamburg

Source : Container-News