Canaries-based shipping company may expand its routes from Cape Verde to West African countries

8 February 2013

Canary Islands shipping company Boluda Corporación Marítima may increase its shipping routes between Cape Verde and the countries in the das Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the chairman of the company said in Praia.

At a meeting with Adalberto Vieira, the Cape Verdean secretary of state for Maritime Resources, Vicente Boluda Foz, who was heading up a delegation of businesspeople from the Canary Islands, said that the company planned to increase the frequency of its shipping route to the Island of Sao Vicente from once a month to once a fortnight as well as extending it to Praia, on Santiago Island.

According to Cape Verdean television, Boluda Foz also told the secretary of state that he was analysing the feasibility of expanding sea routes linking Cape Verde to other West African countries.

Boluda Corporación Marítima offers a number of sea-related services, particularly port operations, marine salvage, goods transport, construction and naval repairs, amongst others. (macauhub)