Maersk Group, the international shipping giant brings to Albania their sister company Seago Line.Seago will be represented by Stella Mare, a joint venture by Balfin Group and Milsped.
Seago Line is an intra-European container shipping specialist that operates short-sea and feeder services across Europe, the Near East and North Africa. With fast, flexible service and local offices in almost all markets, Seago Line makes intra-European container shipping simple and straightforward. From the Black Sea through the Mediterranean to the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, their integrated intermodal network gets client’s goods to market quickly and conveniently.
From now on, Stella Mare Shpk, the official representative of Maersk and Seago Line, will be able to offer to Albanian, Kosovo and Macedonian clients container transportation from almost any place in Europe and the rest of the world. Being given that European cargo can take up to 30% of container transport market share in Durres, the importance of Seago line service is significant and it will for sure expand Maersk’s presence in the region.
From most of ports of Europe and North Africa, this service will have only one transhipment point situated in Malta. This will allowSeago line to have one of the fastest transit times to and from Durres on the market. Few examples:
Izmir, Turkey (CY) to Durres, Albania (CY) – 6 days
Valencia, Spain (CY) to Durres, Albania (CY) – 8 days
Hamburg, Germany or Antwerp, Belgium (CY) to Durres, Albania (CY) – 16 days
Director of sales department of Seago Line for East Adriatic region, Igor Grgic, said:
“Albania has made its transition to open-market economy and is moving on a stable road to progress. It’s growing import and export business offers new opportunities.
We are delighted to announce that Seago Line is now opening up our services in Albania. We will help you reach your business ambitions with our top-of-the-line equipment, wide network coverage, competitive transit times, innovative cargo fleet and e-business solutions. “