Hannover Shipping has added a second ship to its Panama-Venezuela service connecting Colon, La Guaira, Puerto Cabello from 31 October 2023 with the introduction of the 642 teu ELLA Y. The new ship joins the 260 teu TOPAZ NEVA that has been deployed on the service since 25 May 2023.
Oceanus Line has launched a new Florida Gulf Express (FGX) service that connects Port Manatee, Freeport (Texas), Veracruz, Cartagena, Port Manatee on a fortnightly basis with the 1,740 teu X-PRESS COTOPAXI. The service started on 18 March 2023 at Cartagena, with an ad hoc call at Tuxpan enroute to Port Manatee on its inaugural voyage. Oceanus Line is based in Miami, Florida and was established in October 2022.