CMA CGM Improves its Service Between US Gulf/East Coast and West Africa

[ March 4, 2016   //   ]

Starting March 9, CMA CGM will commence improved service from the US Gulf Coast and US East Coast to a broader range of West African destinations. On that date, m/v CMA CGM CHATEAU D’IF voy. 062PGW, PEX 3 service operated with 11 vessels of 5,000 TEU will connect US cargo to West Africa on EURAF services through the hub of Tangiers.
The service includes new weekly calls at Charleston, Mobile and Jacksonville in addition to the current call at Houston to West Africa with competitive transit times; shortened transit time up to 6 days from Houston, and increased service reliability for cargo to West Africa North range as the transshipment is reduced to one in Europe instead of two. Apapa (Nigeria) is now reached in 34 days, Luanda (Angola) in 34 days with a weekly frequency, Pointe Noire (Congo) in 40 days, Tema (Ghana) in 39 days.