Marguisa Connects Equaorial Guinea and United Arab Emirates
The Equatorial Guinea specialized Marguisa Line is to add a connection between United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Equatorial Guinea to its service offer with immediate effect. Marguisa will connect the ports of Khor Al Fakkan and Jebel Ali in UAE with the ports of Bata and Malabo in Equatorial Guinea via Algeciras. In Algeciras the cargo is transshipped to the regular 7-day service EGAL/WEST AFRICA which is jointly operated by Marguisa and Arkas (see: Equatorial Guinea Gets Connected Better to Mediterranean Hubs).
The EGAL/WEST AFRICA service deploys 5 vessels on a weekly frequency and a 35 day-rotation. It has an average weekly service capacity of 1,830TEU and CMA CGM is a slot sharing partner of the service, branding it GUINEA EXPRESS.
To insure the connection between the UAE ports and Algeciras, Marguisa is slot sharing on USAC and Hanjin’s jointly operated MINA/IMU service. The MIN/IMU service deploys 11 vessels on a 7 day-frequency and a 77 day-rotation. It has an average service capacity of 3,900 TEU per week and is branded EGEA by Marguisa. Other slot sharing partners on the service are YMM (MIA), K- Line (SINA), COSCON (TAS4) and APL (IMU).
EGAL/WEST AFRICA: Tanger Med - Algeciras - Bata - Malabo - Tanger Med
MINA/IMU: Norfolk - Savannah - Algeciras - Valencia - Genoa - Port Said - Suez Canal (way point) - Jeddah - Khor Al Fakkan - Jebel Ali - Bin Qasim - Nhava Sheva - Jeddah - Suez Canal (way point) - Port Said - La Spezia - Genoa - Fos-sur-mer - Barcelona - Valencia - Algeciras - New York - Norfolk