Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) announces the addition of two U.S. flag RoRo vessels
in the Maritime Security Program (MSP) and Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement
(VISA). The two vessels will
carry U.S. government, preference and commercial cargo. Both vessels will operate in a round-the-world service and have completed the reflagging process.
Each vessel is a pure car/truck carrier and has the capacity of 6,500
car equivalent units, approximately 54,000 cubic meters of stowage
space. The ALLIANCE ST. LOUIS and ALLIANCE NORFOLK, built in 2005 and
2007 respectively, bring the latest technology to the U.S. flag fleet,
assuring the highest levels of reliability and customer service
available in the global roll-on/roll-off market.