UASC increases European presence

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), set to become part of the massive Ocean Three alliance, increases its presence in Europe with a new representation in Switzerland.

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United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), which from 2015 will become part of the massive Ocean Three alliance alongside French CMA CGM and China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL), will establish its own wholly-owned agency in Switzerland from January 1st 2015 as part of the carrier's ambitious growth strategy, says UASC in a statement.

The Dubai-based container carrier, which has also formed a new cooperation agreement with Hamburg Süd on services including Latin American routes, states that the new representation in Basel, Switzerland gives the carrier's customers access to several new markets.

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