January 14 - At an unveiling ceremony held at the headquarters of the Antwerp Port Authority, Safmarine CEO Tomas Dyrbye presented a ship model of Safmarine Kuramo to CEO Eddy Bruyninckx as a gesture of thanks for the many years of close cooperation betwe

Safmarine Kuramo is a 2,096 teu ship built in Germany in 2004 and designed specifically for trading to and from Africa. It is Belgian-registered and has Antwerp as its home port together with sister vessels, Safmarine Camerounand Safmarine Nimba.

Eddy Bruyninckx, CEO of Antwerp Port Authority, commented : "The Port of Antwerp is the gateway to and from Africa and Safmarine Kuramo being specifically built for that continent will always be more than welcome in our midst."

Safmarine Container Lines has been headquartered in Antwerp since 1996 and has grown into a leading regional containerised and multipurpose vessel carrier, specialising in trades to and from Africa, the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent.