Miramar, Florida, June 10, 2019 - Sealand - A Maersk Company, the Intra-Americas regional ocean carrier of the Maersk Group, today introduces Hispaniola, a new direct, all-water service that connects South Florida's Port Everglades with the Dominican Republic (Rio Haina) and Haiti (Port-au-Prince). This service provides another connection to the entire Sealand network. The first sailing is July 7, 2019 from Port Everglades, July 11, 2019 from Port Rio Haina and July 12, 2019 from Port-au-Prince.
Sealand - A Maersk Company continues the expansion of its comprehensive Americas service network by extending its coverage of Southern Florida via the Port Everglades gateway. The full scope of services now includes four weekly sailings which connect to Sealand's dedicated hubs in Manzanillo and Cartagena, allowing for secure connections to the entire Sealand network. The Hispaniola service serves customers within Southern Florida and the Caribbean region with special focus on time-sensitive commodities.
"Sealand continues to invest in the Americas to create trading and sales opportunities for our customers. Reliable transits and service options are critical to ensuring our customers' transactions are fully supported and create further opportunities for their businesses. Sealand has built a strong reputation for service delivery with a local touch, and is returning to this key market. The Hispaniola service is a great compliment to our wide network in the Americas and directly helps support trade between the Dominican Republic, Haiti and the USA via Southern Florida," said Jairo Zapata, Sealand's Caribbean Commercial Manager.
Sealand has a network of local offices throughout Latin America to provide personalized service to customers, as well as a suite of e-commerce solutions, including a mobile app, for fast and easy access to digital freight management tools for customers.