09 March, 2021

Inchcape signs agreement with Hapag Lloyd for Liner Agency in Tanzania

Inchcape is pleased to advise that it has signed an Agreement with Hapag Lloyd to provide agency services for the Liner in Tanzania, effective 1st March 2021.

Hamburg based Hapag Lloyd is currently the fifth largest container line in the world by capacity and is steadily expanding its footprint in Africa. Inchcape and Hapag already share a very good relationship with Inchcape representing Hapag Lloyd in other parts of the world as well.

The current service into Dar es Salaam is via Hapag Lloyds East Africa Service 2 (EAS2) service, which has a rotation of Jebel Ali/Mombasa/Dar es Salaam/Mumbai/Mundra/Jebel Ali for direct coverage, with Jebel Ali serving as a transshipment point for global cargo.

Adrian Richter, Head of Africa for Inchcape said “ We are ready to serve Hapag Lloyd and its customers in Tanzania, and the synergy that will be created from the combined workforce, processes and systems will ensure a seamless interaction with shippers and receivers in Tanzania.

Saleem Kadernani, Inchcape’s VP Commercial for Middle East, South Asia and Africa added “ We are proud to be associated with Hapag Lloyd and the confidence that Hapag has shown in Inchcape further highlights our capabilities and growth ambitions”

Rogelio Busto, Managing Director Area East & South Africa at Hapag Lloyd stated “Hapag Lloyd  is pleased with its decision to choose Inchcape for providing Agency services and we expect this partnership to be very successful”

For more details, please contact our Tanzania team at: