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From January 2013, Hamburg Süd will be offering two new services from the Mexican port of Manzanillo to Central America West Coast.

Sling 1 will connect Manzanillo with Acajutla (El Salvador), Corinto (Nicaragua) and Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica). Sling 2 is a direct connection from Manzanillo to Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala). With the inclusion of the new service between US West Coast, Ecuador and Peru, Puerto Quetzal will be called at twice weekly.