Borchard Line Ltd. West Coast UK southbound services to Israel will renew calls at Piraeus.
The London based Borchard Line Ltd which provides regular direct services to, from and within the Mediterranean and Europe announced last week, through their Israeli agent Lucy Borchard Shipping Ltd., that its West Coast UK southbound services to Israel will renew calls at Piraeus. In a statement issued last week the company noted that improved working conditions at Piraeus have made the company reconsider its position and renew regular calls at the Greek main shipping gateway.
The company added that its west coast UK service will make on its southbound lag the direct calls at Piraeus, every 5-6 days.
The first ship to call at Piraeus on its way to Israel will be M/V Gracechurch Venus, voy. 061 which will sail Piraeus on 27th April 09 and arrive Haifa on April 30th.