The cargo consolidation company based in the USA. expanded its service portfolio and now it is officially also a shipping company that will operate between Panama and Venezuela. However, the extension of the scope of this new service is foreseen in the future.
Shiplilly , recognized logistics company, storage and cargo consolidation with more than 22 years in the global market and with presence in the United States, Mexico, China, Panama and Venezuela, recently announced the expansion of its portfolio of services through the acquisition of own cargo vessels, which will be focused on offering maritime transport services to and from Venezuela. In this way, the organization further expands the services and options offered to its customers and Venezuelan business prospects.
The inaugural trip took place on January 10 and “will be momentarily departing from the Manzanillo International Terminal and Colon Container of Panama to Puerto Cabello, in the state of Carabobo, Venezuela, however, we can connect loads from other ports without inconvenience some, “said Estefany Garzón, Operations Manager of Shiplilly.
Garzón added that the objective of Shiplilly is to cover the space gaps currently present in the shipping lines that are present in the Venezuelan market. “Although initially the first vessel will be arriving in Puerto Cabello, we are seriously evaluating that they can also reach the port of La Guaira, this will give us more versatility when transporting cargoes and merchandise of our current and new customers,” said the manager, who added that the freights will be quoted directly with Shiplilly.
For his part, the president of Shiplilly, Nelson Cabrera, added that the Venezuelan product has gained great competitiveness in the market thanks in part to the low costs in labor and electricity, which in turn has boosted the level of exports made from Venezuela.
“Shiplilly as a shipping company, will now have the capacity to ensure weekly departures from Puerto de la Guaira and Puerto Cabello, connecting Venezuela with our maritime bridge in Panama and consequently with the rest of the world thanks to the strategic alliances we have with large shipping companies to world level “He concluded.