Containerships, the intra-Europe subsidiary of CMA CGM, has revised the rotation of 2 existing services that connects that UK and Ireland with the North Continent. The DUKE service will cover Germany and the UK East Coast as part of the revised BALT1 CS service, calling at Helsinki, Talinn, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Teesport, Rotterdam, Helsinki with the 850 teu CONTAINERSHIPS VIII and the 966 teu CONTAINERSHIPS VI. It replaces the previous BALT1 service that called at Helsinki, Talinkk, Klaipeda,
Containerships started Irish Sea Express (ISX) that connects Dunkirk, Dublin, Greenock, Rotterdam, Dunkirk with two ships. 803 teu Ranger joined the service on Sep 1 at Greenock while 907 teu Linda joined on Sep 7 at Greenock.
CMA CGM is resuming the MEDGULF service that connects the West Mediterranean to the US Gulf and Mexico. The original MEDGULF service was first launched in April 2015 but it was suspended in December 2015 and replaced by a MEDGULF Ecuador (MGE) loop. The revised MEDGULF service will resume on 29 September 2022 with the 2,826 teu CMA CGM NAVEGANTES that will call at Genoa, Valencia, Miami, Veracruz, Altamira, Houston, Tangier Med and Genoa. Genoa. The service will turn in 6 weeks on a 42 day ro
CMA CGM 22Q2 results out after Friday close without much surprises. The reports from the other liners have pretty much painted the picture of the liner industry financial performance during 22Q2, e.g. larger liners reporting sequential earnings growth while smaller liners reporting sequential earnings drop probably a result of contract mix. CMA CGM reported sequential growth in revenue yield (revenue generate by each capacity slot in a quarter), similar to that of Maersk and Hapag Lloyd. Hence
MSC is pulling further ahead from Maersk. CMA CGM and Evergreen also gaining market share.
CMA CGM is launching Turkey North Africa Express 2 (TURAF2) covering Damietta, Marsaxlokk, Casablanca, Damietta on 21-day rotation. The new service will start on June 27 with AS SVENJA calling at Damietta.
CMA CGM, COSCO and OOCL will launch a new Far East-West Coast South America service from the end of June 2022 calling at Hong Kong, Shekou, Ningbo, Shanghai, Manzanillo, Puerto Quetzal, San Antonio, Hong Kong. The service will turn in 10 weeks, using 5 ships of 3,300 teu to 5,090 teu on a fortnightly frequency with 3 ships from CMA CGM and 2 ships from COSCO. The first sailing is scheduled on 28 June 2022 with the 3,314 teu COLOMBO from COSCO. The service is branded as the Asia Central South A
CAM CGM is launching Turkey Med Express 1.2, a new weekly service connecting Turkey with West Med and North Africa.
CMA CGM will relaunch its Indian Ocean Feeder 3 (IO Feeder 3) service that connects Pointe des Galets, Port Louis, Tamatave, Pointe des Galets, Longoni, Pointe des Galets on a fortnightly basis, linking the 3 Indian Ocean nations of Mauritius and Madagascar with the French overseas department of Reunion. The service started on 22 May 2022 with the 673 teu general cargo vessel APALOS that was recently chartered by CMA CGM. This ship was previously trading in the tramp market. CMA CGM's Indian
CMA CGM will be revising its MEDWAX, EURAF 3 and WAZZAN services that connects the Med hubs of Algeciras and Tanger Med with West Africa. The new Mediterranean West Africa Express (MEDWAX) will turn in 28 days with 4 ships of 2,500-2,800 teu calling at Algeciras, Tanger, Dakar, Conakry, Freetown, San Pedro, Algeciras starting with the 2,783 teu ATLANTIC DISCOVERER on 7 May 2022. It replaces the current MEDWAX that currently uses smaller ships of 1,300-1,700 teu, with a new call at Freetown adde