SeaLand announced the introduction of a direct service in the United States Gulf. With the new Gulf Ocean Express (GOX) service. Furthering SeaLand's commitment to delivering a consistent, all-water service to shippers between the U.S. Gulf, Central America, and connecting to the rest of the Americas via its two hubs of Manzanillo in Panama and Cartagena in Colombia.

Effective beginning of April subject to FMC approval, the GOX’s service rotation will be as follows: 

Houston, New Orleans, Puerto Cortes, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Cartagena, Manzanillo, Cristobal, Puerto Cortes, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Houston, New Orleans.