CMA CGM improves its offer between Europe and West Africa by strengthening its EURAF 5 service

Dear customer,

  • Shortened transit times up to 10 days
  • New call at Kribi starting March

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, is pleased to announce it is reinforcing its service from Europe to West Africa through a new call at Kribi (Cameroon) and shortened transit times from North Europe on its EURAF 5 service. The new service started in January 2018.

As a result, its EURAF 5 (Europe-West Africa) will benefit from a new port coverage on the following route: Antwerp, Le Havre, Lisbon, Algeciras, Pointe Noire, Luanda, Kribi, Douala, Abidjan, Algeciras, Antwerp.

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Shortened transit times

Transit times will also be shortened up to 10 days from Northern Europe to Douala with a weekly direct service. Moreover, the ports of Lobito and Namibe in Angola will be served in relay via Pointe Noire.

A direct weekly call at Kribi, a major hub in West Africa, starting in March 2018

The service will benefit from a direct weekly call at Kribi. Located in Cameroon, a growing market, Kribi terminal, which is managed in partnership with the State of Cameroon by a consortium comprising CMA CGM, is a logistical hub offering the Cameroonian supply chain a modern infrastructure, adapted to the new generation of ocean vessels, and allowing all of Western Africa to redirect containers towards countries in the Sub-Region. With the improvement of its service between Europe and West Africa, CMA CGM reaffirms its commitment towards this developing area.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

Best regards,

CMA CGM Belgium