NEW YORK (Oct. 6)
The establishment of the Seven Stars Line to provide fast, frequent and dependable freight service between the United States and West Africa, was announced here today on behalf of the Zim Israel Navigation Company by the American-Israeli Shipping Company, U.S. representatives of the Zim line.
The new service, employing both Israel-flag and chartered vessels, will be inaugurated by the “Clivia” which starts loading for U.S. ports on October 24th at Lobito, Portuguese Angola, the announcement said. The “Clivia, ” also loading cargo at Luanda, Matadi, Douala, Lagos, Takoradi, Abidjan and Monrovia, is due in New York about November 21 and will sail for West Africa on or about November 28. Subsequent sailings will be made by the “Dagan” and the “Lealott, ” the former ship offering space for refrigerated cargo.