Lykes Lines to add Paranagua call to sailing schedule

by Canadian Shipper

Lykes Lines is adding the port of Paranagua, Brazil to its U.S. Gulf – East Coast South America Service.

“We will be offering the best transit times in the trade,” claims Tony DeCiccio, director east coast South America/Caribbean. “Only 21 days from Veracruz to Paranagua.”

The Paranagua call, once every two weeks, will begin on June 23 with the Lykes Eagle. The U.S. Gulf – East Coast South America Service operates weekly over two loops.

Port rotation via Salvador: Veracruz, Altamira, Houston, New Orleans, Salvador*, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Paranagua*, Buenos Aires, Itajai, Santos and Puerto Cabello.

Port rotation via Vitria: Veracruz, Altamira, Houston, New Orleans, Vitria*, Santos, Buenos Aires, Itajai, Santos, Rio de Janeiro* and Puerto Cabello. (*once every two weeks.)

Lykes Lines, based in Tampa, Florida, operates shipping services between ports in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, South America, Central America, the Caribbean, North Europe, the Mediterranean, Africa and Asia. Lykes Lines is part of the CP Ships group (, the container shipping subsidiary of Canadian Pacific Limited.

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