Hapag-Lloyd set to acquire container shipping specialist NileDutch upon approval

AFRICA – Hapag-Lloyd, a German container shipping company, and NileDutch, a container shipping company, have signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire all shares of the Dutch container shipping company Nile Dutch Investments B.V. The sale and purchase agreement are subject to the approval of antitrust authorities. Rotterdam-headquartered NileDutch is among leading providers of container services from and to West Africa. The company currently offers 10 liner services, around 35,000 TEU of transport capacity and a container fleet of around 80,000 TEU, the company connects Europe, Asia and Latin…

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