NEWS FLASH ** GEEST TO CALL GUADELOUPE, FRENCH WEST INDIES ** NEWS FLASH
Geest Line – The premier shipping line to the Eastern Caribbean, are pleased to announce their expansion into Guadeloupe in the French West Indies (FWI) with a direct weekly call to Pointe-à-Pitre commencing April 2016.
Kevin Cool Commercial Manager of Geest Line commented “This is Geest Line’s response to the growing demand from the trade for the requirement for high quality, direct and dedicated services to the main destinations within the Eastern Caribbean region. Geest has a long and respected tradition within this region, however we do not sit on our laurels as we consistently explore opportunities to expand the Geest product and service offering to our existing and potential clients. We offer a personalised logistical solution, backed with decades of experience and built upon an established and trusted network of professional agents throughout the region.”
The dedicated direct service commences from Portsmouth (UK) each Tuesday and Le Havre (France) each Wednesday connecting both not only direct with Guadeloupe but also to:
- Dominican Republic
- Guadeloupe (new April 2016)
- Puerto Rico
- St Lucia
- St Kitts
- St Vincent
With the fastest direct crossings and arrival at Pointe-à-Pitre in ten (10) ex UK and nine (9) days ex France. Geest Line offers multiple container options which briefly comprise of 10’, 20’ & 40’ reefer, dry, open top and flat rack units available to carry a myriad of cargo types including general/reefer, hazardous cargoes and live vehicles under deck.
Commenting on the announcement Peter Dixon, Managing Director of Geest Line stated
“There has been a requirement from the trade for some time that Geest would extend its Fast and Reliable service to include a weekly call in Guadeloupe. We are therefore now pleased that we can provide this new service to Guadeloupe, in addition to maintaining our regular service to Martinique. The company is also considering its position in serving other ports within the Caribbean given changing market conditions”
For more information, service details and rates please contact us:
UK: +44 1489 873 511 [email protected]
FRANCE: +33 235 191 794 [email protected]