American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC) announced yesterday new service for Household Goods (HHG) to and from Italy. The notice to the trade from ARC’s HHG sales agent Pasha follows hereunder.

ARC Starts HHG Service to Italy
Caption: ARC vehicles carrier Resolve - Image courtesy of Steve Greenwood

To all TSP’s and Baltimore, Charleston and Galveston Port Agents:

"Please be advised that American Roll-on Roll-off Carriers (ARC) is now offering service for military and US government household goods to and from Northern Italy.  The service will be via the port of Antwerp with shipments trucked to and from the port of Venice.  Transit times will be competitive with container services.

This will be a full US flag routing. The first sailing from CONUS will be the M/V Resolve UB724 sailing from Galveston on October 7th. ETA into Venice will be November 7th."

"The ARC Italy service is currently only available for Northern Italy shipments. ARC expects to offer service to the Port of Naples in the near future, covering shipments to and from Southern Italy. We will advise you once that service becomes available.

All bookings and registrations for the ARC service should be sent to

Shipments into northern Italy should be documented as follows in line with the previously issues Med Services Shipping Instructions.  Specifically:

CONSIGNEE: PASHA, C/O Massimo Grioni. Via Milano 13, 22074 Lomazzo (Como), Italy.

NOTIFY PARTY: TIE PORT VICENZA. Via dell’Arsenale 22, 36100 Vicenza, Italy.

EASTBOUND SHIPMENTS:  Port of Discharge Venice.

TSPs who use Pasha as their Italy agent will receive an updated rate sheet under separate cover."

ARC is the largest U.S.-flag roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro) carrier, and the third largest U.S.-flag carrier operating in international trade.

Source: ARC