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Atlantic Loop 4 (AL4) – Enhanced port coverage

Hapag-Lloyd and THEA have decided to further enhance the AL4 service coverage by adding Mexican port Tuxpan to the rotation.

The first sailing from North Europe is the MV GENOA 004W/004E ets Bremerhaven 30.7.2018.

The port of Tuxpan offers you following benefits:

  • No dependence on tides
  • Close to the open sea
  • No congestion
  • State-of-the-art-technology
  • Sufficient reefer plugs and PTI facilities
  • Efficient port operation
  • Modern highway linking Tuxpan with the commercial areas
  • Natural distance advantage to main commercial areas Mexico City and the industrial and automotive hub of the Bajio area
  • Tuxpan’s customs is authorized as a bond precinct for import & export

Estimated Transit Times:

Connectivity from Tuxpan port:

To Distance / Km
Altamira 210
Veracruz 290
Irapuato 544
Silao   577
Guanajuato   587
Leon 611
Aguascalientes 731
San Luis Potosi 633
Mexico City 293
Toluca   351
Pachuca 218
Querétaro 439
Martinez de la Torre 150
Alamo   37

The Service will continue to offer all its existing benefits:

  • Direct and one of the fastest products to Mexico
  • No U.S. calls before Mexico – No AMS
  • Improved OOG & BB acceptance due to own Hapag-Lloyd operated vessels
  • High level expertise in DG-cargo operation (extended DG class acceptance)

Customs office:
Aduana Marítima
Carretera a la Barra Sur
KM 8 Interior del Recinto Fiscal

Muelle Fiscal
C.P. 92800
Phone numbers: 52-783-83-750-53 and 750-55
Tuxpan, Veracruz

Tuxpan Customs Broker List of already active companies:

For further information, please contact your local Hapag-Lloyd office.


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