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For Immediate Release:
June 12, 2017

Media Contact:
Andria Muniz-Amador


PortMiami welcomes the return of Hapag-Lloyd

(MIAMI, FLORIDA – June 12, 2017)- Hapag-Lloyd, ranked among the world's largest container shipping lines, recently announced adding PortMiami to its Mediterranean Gulf Service (MGX) starting June 11th with the arrival of the Venetiko 03W22 vessel.

The new weekly service will expand trade opportunities connecting major Mediterranean markets such as Livorno and Valencia to the U.S. via PortMiami. 

MGX vessel rotation:

MGX vessel rotation

''We're proud to announce the return of Hapag Lloyd's MGX Service to PortMiami,'' said Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez. ''Our seaport has been steadily capturing new trade thanks to more than $1.3 billion of completed capital infrastructure investments to handle the larger super Post-Panamax ships. Welcome back Hapag-Lloyd!''

''PortMiami is fully committed to providing all of its cargo partners with fast and reliable service,'' said Port Director and CEO Juan M. Kuryla. ''We want to express a very warm welcome back to our partners at Hapag-Lloyd.''

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