Lloyd Triestino speeds up ELS service

April, 15 2004

Lloyd Triestino has enhanced its Europe - Levant Express (ELS) service through this month's deployment of faster chartered ships. The fixed weekly ELS service is jointly operated by Lloyd Triestino, Hatsu Marine Ltd and Hapag-Lloyd. The port rotation is: Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Lisbon, Gioia Tauro, Taranto, Piraeus, Istambul, Izmir, Taranto and back to Rotterdam. A Lloyd Triestino statement said the ELS service has been tailored to fit into the partners' lines' existing global service networks and connect with a large number of additional ports in the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Black Sea.