Customer Advisory - North American Gulf / Central America

Service Enhancement

(Florham Park, NJ)... In our constant effort to improve our scope of services we are offering a new, direct all-water link between the Port of Mobile in the U.S. Gulf and the key Central American ports of Puerto Cortes in Honduras and Santo Tomas de Castilla in Guatemala. Below are the port rotations and transit times.

Port Arrives Departs Transit
Mobile Wed Wed -
Puerto Cortes Sat Sat 3
Santo Tomas Sun Sun 4

The new connection begins May 14th in Puerto Cortes, with regularly scheduled weekend calls in Central America; the Mobile call is scheduled for Wednesdays and begins May 18th.

Inland connectivity options to/from Mobile include five Class 1 railroads and two major interstate highways reaching the Southeast and Midwest regions. The ports of Puerto Cortes and Santo Tomas also offer connectivity to multiple inland locations including to/from Nicaragua and El Salvador.

Please contact your Hamburg Süd representative with any questions that you may have.