CMA CGM announces the reshuffling of its Asia – Mediterranean services.
As from November 2012, the CMA CGM Asia – Mediterranean network will be reshuffled as follows:
• TURKEY SHUTTLE service:
As from the 8th November 2012, CMA CGM will remove its Turkey Shuttle Service that is jointly operated by CMA CGM and MAERSK with 8 vessels of 6 500 TEU.
This service was linking Asia to Red Sea, Egypt and Turkey.
However, CMA CGM will maintain its other four Asia Mediterranean services and remains committed to provide the
most competitive transit times and the widest port coverage to customers on this trade.
• MEX 3 service:
New port rotation: Xiamen > Shanghai > Ningbo > Yantian > Nansha > Tanjung Pelepas > Port Kelang > Jeddah > Port Said > Malta > Genoa > La Spezia > Algesiras > Tangier > Malta > Port Said > Port Kelang > Singapore
This service will provide a premium product to Italy and Red Sea markets by adding two new calls in Italy (Genoa and La Spezia) and Jeddah, Port Said and Tangier to its rotation.
• PHOEX service:
New port rotation: Shanghai > Busan > Chiwan > Hong Kong > Tanjung Pelepas > Port Said > Beirut > Trieste > Koper > Rijeka > Trieste > Port Said > Jeddah > Port Kelang > Singapore
This service will provide a premium product to the Adriatic and Lebanon &
Syrian market with a 3 days faster transit time.
• MEX 1 service:
New port rotation: Qingdao > Busan > Shanghai > Ningbo > Nansha > Yantian > Chiwan > Tanjung Pelepas > Port Kelang > Malta > Valencia > Barcelona > Fos Sur Mer > Malta > Port Said > Salalah > Khor Fakkan > Port Kelang > Singapore
This service will provide a premium product to the West Mediterranean market by dedicating capacity to French and Spain markets.
• BEX service:
New port rotation: Dalian > Xingang > Kwangyang > Busan > Shanghai > Ningbo > Chiwan > Yantian > Tanjung Pelepas > Izmit /Evyap > Istanbul / Ambarli > Constanta > Odessa > Iliychevsk > Istanbul /Ambarli > Port Said > Port Kelang > Singapore
This service will provide a premium product to Turkey and Black Sea markets by adding to its rotation a second call in Korea (Kwangyang).
“The new services configuration enables CMA CGM to provide a more efficient and high quality service to meet the needs of our valued customers,” declares Stéphane Courquin, Vice president CMA CGM Asia Mediterranean Lines.