January 31 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has appointed O. Brunoni as its agent in Switzerland.

UAL, the dedicated shipping line of UAL Alliance, has serviced the oil and gas industry in Europe, America and West Africa for over 40 years. Its main focus is on logistics management involving both breakbulk and containers, with liner services from Europe and the US Gulf to West Africa, and vice versa.

UAL operates multipurpose, self-geared vessels specially designed to carry breakbulk and containers, with a crane capacity up to 160 tonnes.

O. Brunoni is a well established shipping agency, representing a wide range of leading shipping lines, including Deco Line, Hamburg Sued, Alianca, Hyundai, Rickmers-Linie, MACS and Sloman Neptun.