Hapag-Lloyd vessel on the ocean, passing Cape Town in South Africa

Our Africa Trade

Benefits

Our benefits at a glance

Your Benefits:

  • With the integration of NileDutch, an even denser network and even higher frequencies of sailings to West Africa and South Africa
  • The experience and local expertise from being 40 years in the market
  • Dedicated Africa Sales and Customer Services in strategically important areas around the world
  • Direct services covering major ports in North Europe, Far East, Middle East and Indian Subcontinent, South America and South Africa
  • Global connectivity from/to West Africa via Tangier, Algeciras and North Europe hubs
  • Extensive network of own offices and 3rd party agents with great local market knowledge and highly skilled staff
  • Our global quality promises apply equally to our business from/to Africa
  • Global connectivity from/to East Africa via Jebel Ali
  • Advanced inland haulage product within South, West and East Africa  

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Jan Willem De Braal, Senior Director Trade Management Africa

"Hapag-Lloyd offers comprehensive global connections to and from Sub-Saharan Africa, and there is a wealth of expertise about this exciting continent. Therefore, we can support every type and size of customer, import and export, and for every container type, including reefers and out of gauge."

Africa products

Our Africa services

  • Regular, reliable and direct own service covering major ports in North Europe, Asia, Middle East, India, South America and West Africa
  • Global connectivity from/to West Africa via Tangier, Algeciras as well as North Europe hubs
  • Extensive own West Africa Feeder Network, offering additional connections to multiple outports via West African Hubs in Pointe Noire and Luanda
  • Weekly direct service between major ports in North Europe, Middle East, India, Asia, South America and South Africa
  • Regular and direct services from Asia, India, Middle East to East Africa and vice versa
  • Advanced inland haulage product within South, West and East Africa as well as bordering countries
  • One-stop solution which will avoid the complexities involved in them having to deal with different service providers
  • Services: Through Bill of Lading
  • Reduce vendor risk by consolidating services
  • Cost certainty
  • Predefined transit time
     
Country Location Served Via Transit Times Options
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Abidjan 12-15 days Rail
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Tema 12-15 days Truck
Mali Bamako Dakar 12-15 days Road Only
Niger Niamey Cotonou 12-15 days Road Only
Botswana Gaborone Durban 10 days Road & Rail
Lesotho Lesotho Durban 10 days Road Only
Swaziland Swaziland Durban 10 days Road & Rail
Zambia Lusaka Durban 12-15 days Road Only
Zimbabwe Harare Durban 12 days Road Only
Burundi Bujumbura Dar Es Salaam 5 days Road Only
Rwanda Kigali Dar Es Salaam 5 days Road Only
Uganda Kampala Mombasa 9-11 days Road Only
Zambia Lusaka Dar Es Salaam 10-11 days Road Only

Contact

Contact your nearest Africa Sales expert

Service and Information

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  • Standorte 408
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