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Atlantic Ro-Ro Launches Tampa-Russia Service

24 January 2012

    Multi-purpose service to St. Petersburg kicked off this week Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers launched a general cargo service between the Port of Tampa and the Port of St. Petersburg..

    The service kicked off this week with a call at Tampa by the Baltic Merkur, which was loaded at the Ports America terminal with containers, heavy equipment work vehicles and freight trucks.

    The new monthly service uses a fleet of multi-purpose vessels that can carry a variety of general cargoes such as steel, containers, roll-on/roll-off traffic, project cargoes and bulk commodities. Transit time is 18 days, according to a company statement.

    Besides of Tampa Atlantic Ro-Ro also offers other base ports of call: New York and Baltimore in the East Coast and Houston and New Orleans – in the Gulf. The “on-inducement” ports of call are Altamira and Veracruz in the Gulf and Camden – in the East Coast.

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