Botany Intermodal secures shipping line customer

[L–R] Ian Ross, Chief Corporate Development Officer and John Towers, Logistics Manager – NSW at DP World Australia, and Michael Kilgariff, Managing Director and CEO, Australian Logistics Council.

DP World Logistics Australia has announced a new customer for its Botany Intermodal site – container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd, which specialises in reefer cargo, dangerous goods and special cargo projects.

Hapag-Lloyd will use Botany Intermodal as its primary Sydney empty depot.

“We are thrilled to announce Hapag-Lloyd as our cornerstone customer,” said Mark Hulme, Chief Operating Officer – Logistics, DP World Australia. “Botany Intermodal is committed to delivering Hapag-Lloyd exceptional service levels going forward.

“We’re proud to offer Sydney’s only 24/7 empty container park operation.”

System interface testing between Hapag-Lloyd and DP World Logistics Australia is under way and a further announcement to industry will made when containers can be directed into Botany Intermodal.