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W.E.C. Lines is continuously evolving. Much like our industry on a global scale. On this page you will find the latest news and background information.

PRESS RELEASE Bilbao / UK / NWC Service

June 8, 2021

Subject: Capacity and Service upgrade Bilbao/UK/NWC service

Dear Valued Customer,
W.E.C. Lines has upgraded its current Bilbao service with a direct call from Bilbao to the UK, Thamesport. Simultaneously W.E.C. Lines will increase the capacity to 835 TEU weekly with Mv Van Eyck that was acquired last year October. This service is linked to the main areas in Spain like Madrid, Zaragoza, Barcelona and Valencia with rail services tailored to the needs of the customers.

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Update Bilbao

December 23, 2020

Update on the new service from Bilbao to Moerdijk and vice versa!

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December 10, 2020

Dear Customer,

News about the W.E.C. lines guide to Brexit.

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Update strike Bilbao / Implementation new service

December 9, 2020

Dear Valued Customer,

Herewith we would like to update you concerning the strike situation in Bilbao. Both the employers and unions representing the dockworkers have agreed to take part in a mediation process lead by the Ministry of Labour.

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Customer Announcement

October 29, 2020

Subject: Update strike Bilbao

Dear Valued Customer,

Due to the ongoing strike in Bilbao we were forced to delay the implementation of the new service between Moerdijk and Bilbao.

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Press release WEC Lines Bilbao - Moerdijk

September 21, 2020


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2020 Sulphur cap, Update on charges related to the usage of Low Sulphur Fuel Oil

October 18, 2019

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has introduced new regulations restricting all sea-going vessels to use fuel with maximum 0,5% Sulphur content.

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W.E.C. Lines UK

July 8, 2019

W.E.C. Lines is pleased to announce that it will open a dedicated W.E.C. Lines UK office based in Felixstowe from 29th July, 2019.

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2020 Sulphur cap, Bunker Charge Mechanism for 2019

December 20, 2018

WEC Lines is introducing new bunker charges as of 1 January 2019 to achieve the common goal of improving environmental performance in the container shipping industry, as required by the 2020 Sulphur cap.

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