Gulf Africa Line Gets Its “Gal”

Friday, September 05, 2003
Gulf Africa Line AG (GAL), a Liner Service connecting Mexico, the U.S. Gulf and East Coast with Southern Africa, has added a fifth vessel to the fleet – M/V “Texas Gal” (ex Eckert Oldendorff). The additional vessel, a multipurpose tweendecker, which was built in 1983 under the flag state of Liberia, is set to improve the average frequency of the service to a sailing every 18 days.

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