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    Carrier code: HOEG

  To and From North America - US East, EU
    to West Africa, South Africa, East Africa, Middle East
        Oceania, Australia, New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Japan
        Europe - Mediterranean to US, Caribbean and Points worldwide


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    Sefco Export's featured RoRo carrier / worldwide routes
    Sefco Export Management Company, Inc. works with numerous RoRo ocean carriers throughout the world.
    Featured carrier profile / SCAC code: HOEG



    US to Africa Service (USAF)
    Middle East and India to Africa Service (MIAF)
    Far East to Africa Service (FEAF)



      RoRo carrier details

    Africa Service - Nigeria

    Sefco Export's featured RoRo carrier - Höegh Autoliners has been trading in Nigeria as early as the 1950s. With more than 60 years history in Nigeria, Höegh Autoliners now serve Lagos (Apapa) from USA, South Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Höegh Autoliners is a global leader in deep sea Ro/Ro transportation services. The company operates about 60 Pure Car/Truck Carriers and carries over two million standard car units annually worldwide. Our main customers are manufacturers of new cars, heavy machinery and other rolling stock. In addition we are a leading carrier of secondhand equipment. Höegh Autoliners services to Nigeria - Höegh Autoliners offers extensive port coverage on the US East and Gulf Coast serving Lagos, Nigeria. Through transhipment in South Africa, we connect with our other deep sea trades from the Middle East, India and East Asia to Nigeria.

    Cargo - Through our long trade experience in Lagos we are currently market leaders with a one-stop shop for your cars, pickups, SUVs, trucks, buses and non-rolling cargo. Our modern Ro/Ro vessels offer up to five meters free deck height and can cater for cargo weighing up to 150 tons. The vessels are able to handle a wide variety of rolling and non-rolling cargo.

    Services offered in Lagos Terminal - There are a number of services offered in Lagos to guarantee the ease of your formalities and security of your cargo. As security is the main focus on the Terminal and on the vessels during operations, the terminal area is paved, fenced, floodlit and is secured 24 hours/day with 16 CCTV cameras strategically installed. In addition there is restricted movement of people in and around the car park areas with the Terminal offering dedicated and segregated storage areas for cars, SUVs, trucks and high and heavy cargo. Höegh Autoliners has priority berthing and the berth area allocated to the vessel is private and movement of individuals is controlled. Additionally, a Customs office is available on the Terminal together with evaluation officers. Höegh Autoliners and its Agents are committed to release your cargo on time without delays.


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    North America to West Africa


      Sefco Export's featured RoRo carrier - Höegh Autoliners offers two sailings per month from New York, Baltimore, Jacksonville and Galveston to Cotonou, Tema and Lagos. Exports from Vera Cruz are served on a transhipment basis via Jacksonville.

      The North America to West Africa trade Höegh Autoliners has an extensive port coverage on the US East and Gulf Coast, stretching from New York in the north to Galveston in the south. All ports are called upon twice per month. We serve Cotonou (Benin), Lagos (Nigeria) and Tema (Ghana).

      Höegh Autoliners Regionally - Höegh Autoliners has a strong presence in Africa, with established operational offices in Cotonou, Johannesburg and Durban. In Lagos we are also represented with dedicated, first class terminal space under the supervision of our West African branch office. Our new Creek Road Terminal offers top security and quick turnaround at the port.

      Cargo - Many of our customers in this trade are shipping used vehicles of all sizes and this is a field where we have proven strength in catering for the needs of our customers. We also focus strongly on the High and Heavy and Breakbulk segments, where our professional staff and modern vessels are ready to accommodate a variety of cargo. Höegh Autoliners also has an extensive experience in the factory new light vehicle sector where we partner with many of the leading global manufacturers.

      Our sophisticated Ro/Ro vessels offer up to 5.1 meters free deck height and can cater for cargo weighing up to 80 tons. These vessels are able to handle a wide variety of rolling and non-rolling cargo.






      North America to Middle East, East Africa and Asia



      Sefco Export's featured RoRo carrier - Höegh Autoliners has an expansive sailing schedule between the US East coast and the Middle East, where we serve the main ports four times per month. On the US East and Gulf coast we cover the area from Galveston in the south to New York in the north. Our port coverage in the Middle East is extensive. In Asia, Singapore, Japan and Korea are served directly. We offer an extensive network of transhipment destinations via Jebel Ali and Singapore.

      The North America to the Middle East, East Africa and Asia trade


      Sefco Export's featured RoRo carrier - Höegh Autoliners has an expansive sailing schedule between North America, the Middle East, East Africa and Asia where we serve the main ports four times per month. On the east coast of North America, we cover the area from Veracruz (Mexico) in the south to New York (USA) in the north. Our port coverage in the Middle East is extensive. In Asia, we serve India, Singapore, Japan and South Korea directly. We offer an extensive network of transhipment destinations via Jebel Ali and Singapore.

      Höegh Autoliners Regionally - Höegh Autoliners has a strong presence in the local markets with representation in several countries across the globe. In the Middle East we have established commercial and operational offices in Dubai and Saudi Arabia. In Asia, we are represented in Korea, China, India, Singapore and Japan. While in South Africa we have our own offices in Johannesburg and Durban. In other countries in Africa, Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, we are supported by a selected and professional network of agents.

      Cargo - Höegh Autoliners has for many years built a strong relationship with leading North American car manufacturers. In addition we focus strongly on the High and Heavy and Breakbulk segments, where our professional staff and modern vessels are ready to accommodate a variety of cargo. Many of our customers are also shipping used vehicles of all sizes and this is an additional field where we have proven strength in catering for the needs in the trade. Our sophisticated Ro/Ro vessels offer up to 5.3 meters free deck height and can cater for cargo weighing up to 150 tons. These vessels are able to handle a wide variety of rolling and non-rolling cargo.




      The Mediterranean to the US East Coast trade


      Sefco Export's featured RoRo carrier - Höegh Autoliners offers a direct service from Valencia, Spain to the US East Coast which enables us to offer competitive transit times in this trade. The discharge ports on the US East Coast; New York, Baltimore and Jacksonville are served twice a month with the Canadian port of Halifax offered on inducement basis. Within the extensive Höegh Autoliners network, we can furthermore offer connecting services from Continental Europe as well as several Mediterranean ports. Höegh Autoliners Regionally - Höegh Autoliners has been part of the shipping industry for more than 85 years and is a pioneer in Ro/Ro transportation. Höegh Autoliners has a strong presence locally with our own commercial and operational office in Madrid, Spain as well as a network of highly qualified agents in Santander, Barcelona and Valencia. Our local Port Captain ensures that Höegh Autoliners’ strict quality standards are adhered to.






      Europe to Africa, Indian Ocean and Oceania

      Sefco Export's featured RoRo carrier - Höegh Autoliners is a dominant player in the trade between Europe, South Africa and Australia, where we call at the main ports with an average frequency of four sailings a month. To the Indian Ocean, we are a strong partner for our customers and the only Ro/Ro carrier calling at Mauritius. The Indian Ocean destinations are served on a monthly basis with the exception of Port Réunion, which is served twice per month. Our direct service to Nouméa (New Caledonia) calls at the port monthly. We serve Auckland, NZ monthly on direct basis, while Lyttelton and Wellington are offered through reliable feedering. With the extensive Höegh network, we can furthermore offer shipment out of several Mediterranean ports to said destinations.

      The Europe to Africa, Indian Ocean and Oceania trade


      Höegh Autoliners is a dominant player in the trade between Europe, South Africa and Australia, where we call at the main ports with an average frequency of four sailings a month. To the Indian Ocean, we are a strong partner for our customers and the only Ro/Ro carrier calling at Mauritius. The Indian Ocean destinations are served on a monthly basis with the exception of Port Réunion, which is served twice per month. Our direct service to Nouméa (New Caledonia) calls at the port monthly. We serve Auckland, NZ monthly on direct basis, while Lyttelton and Wellington are offered through reliable feedering. With the extensive Höegh network, we can furthermore offer shipment out of several Mediterranean ports to said destinations. Höegh Autoliners Regionally - Höegh Autoliners has a strong presence in the local markets with established commercial and operational offices in South Africa, West Africa and Australia. Our presence in Oceania is additionally supported by a selected and highly competent network of agents in addition to a dedicated owner’s representative in Melbourne.






    The Europe to Caribbean and North America trade



    This trade covers the major Caribbean markets as well as Mexico and the US East Coast with two monthly sailings from Europe. Furthermore we serve a variety of smaller Caribbean and Latin American destinations via transhipment on our state of the art 2009 built 16 000 m² capacity feeder vessel, Höegh Caribia. Destinations not covered in the regular schedule are evaluated on inducement basis.

    Höegh Autoliners in the Caribbean and North America - As the only Ro/Ro carrier to the French West Indies, Höegh Autoliners has for several years been the market leader in the Caribbean for transportation of vehicles from Europe. Our Commercial strategy is to continue this service, while actively seeking to expand our coverage in the area; both in the Caribbean Sea and in Central and Latin America. You will find representation of Höegh Autoliners in the Caribbean islands and Mexico through our professional network of agents. In the US we have our own commercial and operational people who take care of your cargo at the destination.





    The Europe to Middle East and India trade


    The Europe to Middle East and India trade combines main load ports in Europe with destinations in the Red Sea, Arabian Gulf and India, with Jeddah and Jebel Ali as main transhipment ports. Jeddah connects with Höegh’s extensive network of services to destinations in the Red Sea including Port Sudan, Djibouti and Hodeidah. Jebel Ali connects to Umm Qasr, and destinations in West and Southern Africa. Höegh Autoliners Regionally Höegh Autoliners has a strong presence in the local markets with own established commercial and operational offices in Dubai and India. Our presence in the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf is supported by a selected and highly competent network of agents.






    The Europe to Southeast Asia and Japan trade


    The Europe to Southeast Asia and Japan trade combines main load ports in Europe with destinations to Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan. With the extensive Höegh network, we can furthermore offer shipment out of several Mediterranean ports to said destinations. Höegh Autoliners Regionally - Höegh Autoliners has a strong presence in the local markets with established commercial and operational offices in China, Korea and Japan. In Singapore we have our own representation and our presence in Southeast Asia is additionally supported by a selected and highly competent network of agents.



      Carrier code: HOEG


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