CMA CGM's Containerships has upgraded its Portugal East Coast (PGEC) with new calls at Bassens (France) and Algeciras (Spain) from 6 June 2023. The revised PGEC rotation will call at Rotterdam, Bassens, Setubal, Algeciras, Setubal, Leixoes, Ferrol, Tilbury, Dunkirk, Antwerp, Vlissingen, Rotterdam on a 21 day rotation using 3 ships - the 962 teu SPICA J, 812 teu VOHBURG and 803 teu JORK RULER.
Containerships will combine the PGWC (Portugal-West Coast) with the POSS (Portugal South Spain) into a revamped PGWC service from 18 May 2023. The extended service will call at Dublin, Liverpool, Montoir, Leixoes, Algeciras, Vigo, Setubal, Leixoes, Ferrol, Liverpool, Dublin. The upgraded weekly service will turn around in 3 weeks starting with the 809 teu CMA CGM GOYA at Dublin on 18 May, followed by the 750 teu ENFORCER on 25 May and 868 teu WILHELM on 1 June. The service replaces the current
ANL, CMA CGM's Australia based subsidiary, has launched a new South East Asia Australia - West C. loop on 18 March 2023 using 3 ships of 1,700-1,900 teu. The service will operate in competition with the ONE/Maersk/Hapag-Lloyd service that ANL was initially slated to join. The South East Asia Australia - West C. loop calls at Port Klang, Singapore, Fremantle, Port Klang using the 1,740 teu ELA, 1,809 teu GREEN WAVE and the 1,930 teu PALAWAN. The service operates in competition with the Hapag-Ll
Containerships, the intra-Europe short sea subsidiary of CMA CGM, is launching a new Baltic Express (BLX) service that will call at Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Gdansk, Klaipeda, Riga, Norrkoping, Bremerhaven as an expansion of the Poland Express (PLX). The two vessels, the 1,404 teu HEINRICH EHLER and 1,638 teu BALTIC TERN, currently deployed in th PLX will be redeployed on the BLX. HEINRICH EHLER will start BLX on 1 May 2023 at Bremerhaven followed a week later by BALTIC TERN.
CMA CGM and MSC will add a new call at Ennore on the westbound leg of their jointly North Europe Med Oceania (NEMO)/Australia Express (AEX) service from 9 June 2023. The new call will provide the direct import connections from Australia and Singapore to Ennore, and export connections from Ennore to the Med and North European ports. The revised NEMO/AEX service will call at London Gateway, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Le Havre, Fos, La Spezia, Gioia Tauro, Pointe De Galets, Port Louis, Sydney, M
CMA CGM and Unifeeder/Unimed will launch a new Black Sea service that will call at Piraeus, Ambarli, Poti, Piraeus starting from 21 April 2023. The service is branded as the Caucasus Georgia Express by CMA CGM and Greece-Turkey-Georgia service by Unifeeder/Unimed, and will deploy the 1,096 teu CMA CGM BLOSSOM and the 1,145 teu SC PHOENIX on a 14 day rotation.
CMA CGM disclosed some head line figures for its FY2022 and Q4 2022 results on March 4. The group level net profit dropped 57% QoQ and 55% YoY, driven primarily by lower container freight rates (-13% QoQ) and to lesser extent lower volume (-9% QoQ). CMA CGM has not disclosed its expenses break-downs and liner level EBIT in this set of numbers. Group level net profit dropped $4bn QoQ against $3.6bn QoQ drop in shipping segment's EBITDA suggest the depreciation (e.g. chartering expenses) and tax e
CMA CGM is launching a couple of West African Feeders. Central Range Feeder, calling Abidjan, Monrovia, San Pedro, Takoradi, Abidjan on weekly basis with two 1,338 teu ships, will start on 23 March with ATLANTIC SILVER at Abidjan. The second ship CMA CGM NOUADHIBOU will phase in on 13 April at Abidjan. Both ships have been deployed at CMA CGM's Wazzan Service, which goes between ports at Straits of Gibraltar and West Africa. North Range Feeder, calling Dakar, Banjul, Darkar on once every 9-da
CMA CGM will revise its Europe-West Africa and West Africa feeder service from March 2023. The Europe Afrique 3 (EURAF 3) service will be withdrawn from 10 April and the 4 ships of 1,600-1,740 teu will be redeployed on the WAZZAN. This service current calls at Algeciras, Tangier, Freetown, Monrovia, San Pedro, Banjul, Algeciras. The WAZZAN service will be upgraded from the 1,300 teu scale to 1,700 teu using some of the ships re-assigned from EURAF 3. The revised rotation will turn in 5 weeks c
CMA CGM and OOCL/COSCO are jointly launching a new Bangladesh India Gulf Express (BIGEX) service that connects Chittagong, Colombo, Mangalore, Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Jebel Ali, Abu Dhabi, Chittagong. The service is scheduled to start from 5 April 2023 and will turn in 28 days with 4 ships of 1,700 teu, of which 3 are from CMA CGM and 1 ship from OOCL.