NEW AGENCY IN ANTWERP – Foundation of African Agency Alliance BV (AAA)


As from 1st of December 2022 BOCS Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping (BOCS) and Universal Africa Lines (UAL) will be represented by the new set-up African Agency Alliance BV (AAA) in the port of  Antwerp.

AAA will act as liner agency for both shipping lines. A well experienced, professional, and dedicated team with genuine local knowledge will assure a smooth handling of all operations within the port of Antwerp.
“The formation of this new dedicated Africa liner agency will further enhance the quality of customer service for our clients, and we feel that there is a serious benefit from all the years of combined Africa experience it offers. UAL is proud to be commercially represented by AAA in our European main port of Antwerp”, says Harald Maas, Managing Director of UAL.”

BOCS is very pleased to announce the new cooperation with AAA. The port of Antwerp is to be considered as one of our main European destinations. Our clientele will benefit from optimized services through synergetic effects, as AAA is dedicated to carriers with main destination West Africa”, states Björn Hollnagel, Managing Director of BOCS.

The first BOCS vessel handled by AAA at Antwerp port will be the MV BOCS SPIRIT voyage 22521, whereas for UAL it will be the MV UAL OSPREY, arriving December 8th in Antwerp.

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Please find hereunder the contact details of AAA in Antwerp:

Noorderlaan 29
2030 Antwerpen

Contact persons:

Commercial Line Manager BOCS
Mr. Freddy Verreyken
Direct line: +32 (0)3 270 90 42
Mobile phone: +32 47 47 10 49 8

Commercial Line Manager UAL
Mr. Koen Van Belle
Direct line: +32 (0)3 270 90 47
Mobile phone: +32 49 65 20 61 1

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