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176 Concord Street, P.O. Box 22287, Charleston, SC 29413-2287
Contact: Erin Dhand, Manager, Corporate Communications and Community Affairs
Telephone: 843-577-8121 • Fax: 843-577-8127 • e-mail: EDhand@scspa.com


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
10/19/2001

Larger Ships To Southern Africa

To handle increasing southern Africa exports to North America, Safmarine will introduce larger ships to their service, which calls Charleston, at the end of October.

Two smaller ships should be replaced with larger vessels by the end of the year. The weekly container service for general and reefer cargo calls direct at Durban, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, New York, Baltimore, Newport News, Charleston and Freeport.