Executive Briefings

South America Service

SOUTH AMERICA - North American EXPORT Service Highlights

We deliver a wide range of reliable export options to South America including, the direct Gulf Express service and a comprehensive East and West Coast South America relay network over Panama. These services offer extensive flexibility and market coverage. East Coast South America coverage is delivered via the NCX - North Coast Express and Gulf Express, both provide broad reach down the coast. Cargo moves to the West Coast of South America on the new weekly, U.S. East Coast Spondylus service, and on five separate weekly feeders.

  • Direct coverage from US Gulf to Brazil, Argentina & Uruguay via the Gulf Express.
  • The Spondylus service is a new, weekly U.S. East Coast export service direct to Ecuador and Peru on the West Coast of South America. The vessels deployed will be able to accommodate a high number of reefers. U.S. East Coast port coverage includes Newark, Philadelphia, Savannah, and Miami.
  • Use our Spondylus, TP7, and Expreso services from the U.S. to Panama for onward connections to West Coast South America.
  • Four separate relays from Balboa, Panama to ports in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru & Chile provide excellent overall coverage and schedule flexibility.
  • NCX - North Coast Express compliments the Gulf Express by offering excellent alternative connections via Panama to the East Coast South America.

SOUTH AMERICA - North American IMPORT Service Highlights

East and West Coast of South America to North America

Our comprehensive South America import service offers broad East and West Coast South America market penetration. A relay network over Panama provides dependable, weekly service to both the U.S. East and West Coasts.  With our new, direct Spondylus service, your import cargo moves from the West Coast of South America to the U.S. East Coast. The Gulf Express is a direct service to the U.S. Gulf Coast from a wide range of ports along the East Coast of South America. Additional East Coast South America coverage is delivered by way of the NCX - North Coast Express service.  You'll find our on-time delivery and end-to-end customer support will help ensure optimal supply chain performance.

South America Service Highlights

From East Coast of South America

  • Maersk Line's Gulf Express is direct from the East Coast of South America - Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil (3 port calls), the Dominican Republic and Mexico to the U.S. Gulf Coast, Ports of Houston and New Orleans.
  • Service to US Gulf, East Coast and West Coast available via transshipment in Panama.
  • Multiple services transship in Panama providing numerous U.S. import options from this hub port.

From West Coast of South America

  • Our new, weekly Spondylus service is direct from Ecuador and Peru to the U.S. East Coast - Miami, Newark, Philadelphia, and Savannah. Vessels will have a high reefer intake, and cargo arrives in Newark and Philadelphia on the weekend for early week cargo availability.
  • Select services to North America utilize transshipment in Panama.
  • An extensive feeder network provides reliable weekly coverage of ports in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile.
    -- San Antonio to Savannah in 15 Days
    -- Guayaquil to Los Angeles in 14 Days
    -- Buenaventura to Newark in 9 Days

Maersk Line South America service maps

SOUTH AMERICA - North American EXPORT Service Highlights

We deliver a wide range of reliable export options to South America including, the direct Gulf Express service and a comprehensive East and West Coast South America relay network over Panama. These services offer extensive flexibility and market coverage. East Coast South America coverage is delivered via the NCX - North Coast Express and Gulf Express, both provide broad reach down the coast. Cargo moves to the West Coast of South America on the new weekly, U.S. East Coast Spondylus service, and on five separate weekly feeders.

  • Direct coverage from US Gulf to Brazil, Argentina & Uruguay via the Gulf Express.
  • The Spondylus service is a new, weekly U.S. East Coast export service direct to Ecuador and Peru on the West Coast of South America. The vessels deployed will be able to accommodate a high number of reefers. U.S. East Coast port coverage includes Newark, Philadelphia, Savannah, and Miami.
  • Use our Spondylus, TP7, and Expreso services from the U.S. to Panama for onward connections to West Coast South America.
  • Four separate relays from Balboa, Panama to ports in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru & Chile provide excellent overall coverage and schedule flexibility.
  • NCX - North Coast Express compliments the Gulf Express by offering excellent alternative connections via Panama to the East Coast South America.

SOUTH AMERICA - North American IMPORT Service Highlights

East and West Coast of South America to North America

Our comprehensive South America import service offers broad East and West Coast South America market penetration. A relay network over Panama provides dependable, weekly service to both the U.S. East and West Coasts.  With our new, direct Spondylus service, your import cargo moves from the West Coast of South America to the U.S. East Coast. The Gulf Express is a direct service to the U.S. Gulf Coast from a wide range of ports along the East Coast of South America. Additional East Coast South America coverage is delivered by way of the NCX - North Coast Express service.  You'll find our on-time delivery and end-to-end customer support will help ensure optimal supply chain performance.

South America Service Highlights

From East Coast of South America

  • Maersk Line's Gulf Express is direct from the East Coast of South America - Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil (3 port calls), the Dominican Republic and Mexico to the U.S. Gulf Coast, Ports of Houston and New Orleans.
  • Service to US Gulf, East Coast and West Coast available via transshipment in Panama.
  • Multiple services transship in Panama providing numerous U.S. import options from this hub port.

From West Coast of South America

  • Our new, weekly Spondylus service is direct from Ecuador and Peru to the U.S. East Coast - Miami, Newark, Philadelphia, and Savannah. Vessels will have a high reefer intake, and cargo arrives in Newark and Philadelphia on the weekend for early week cargo availability.
  • Select services to North America utilize transshipment in Panama.
  • An extensive feeder network provides reliable weekly coverage of ports in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile.
    -- San Antonio to Savannah in 15 Days
    -- Guayaquil to Los Angeles in 14 Days
    -- Buenaventura to Newark in 9 Days

Maersk Line South America service maps