CMA CGM KENYA: a Worldwide shipping Agency


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WORLD INNOVATION | The CMA CGM Group chooses liquefied natural gas

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, is pleased to announce its decision to equip its 9 future ships of 22,000 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit), delivered in 2020, with engines using liquefied natural gas.

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CMA CGM KENYA in figures

CMA CGM Kenya Key Figures

About us

With the headquarters in Nairobi and an agency in Mombasa, CMA CGM KENYA is a leading shipping group in East Africa. It is part of the CMA CGM French group, 3rd biggest worldwide container carrier with more than 489 vessels calling 420 ports in 160 countries.

In Kenya, more than 50 employees in two agencies are at your disposal in order to satisfy your needs and meet your expectations.

We offer a complete range of services including:

CMA CGM Kenya Office

Pioneer in eCommerce development in East Africa, CMA CGM Kenya makes your life easier with its virtual platform. The following services are available on line 24/7, wherever you are:

Three services connecting Mombasa Port to the world

CMA CGM KENYA operates 3 weekly services calling at Mombasa port. These services are connected to transshipment hubs such as Djibouti, Colombo, Port Kelang or Khor Al Fakkan, allowing connection to any major port in the world. The ASEA2,SWAX and NOURA1 Services are experienced in handling DG & OOG/BB shipments.

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ASEA KENYA Direct and reliable weekly service linking Far East and Kenya and deploying 5 vessels. Weekly direct calls in Port Kelang, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Colombo and comprehensive coverage in F. East, China and South East Asia (via its own agency network).

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SWAHILI EXPRESS Direct Service from Middle East Gulf ports to Kenya and Tanzania. Offering the most reliable Transit Times. CMA-CGM dedicated relay service to Nhava Sheva and Mundra ports and serving Khor Al Fakkan as a transshipment hub to Middle East and Europe.



NOURA1 Direct Service from Middle East Gulf ports to Kenya and Somalia. Offering the most reliable Transit Times between Mombasa and Mogadishu. CMA CGM dedicated relay service to Khor Al Fakkan as a transshipment hub to Middle East.


Mombasa Port,one of the largest East Africa Ports

Considered as East African’s largest container port, the port of Mombasa operated by Kenya Port Authority (KPA) has a great influence in the region thanks to the transport corridor linking the land locked countries of Uganda, South Sudan, Congo D.R., Rwanda, and Burundi. Container traffic has continuously increased over the years to reach 1M TEUs in 2014. In 2016, President Uhuru Kenyatta inaugurated to new berths at the container terminal, anticipating an increase of traffic in the future.

Volumes In TEU 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Container Imports 392,647 444,772 449,389 488,672 520,056
Container Exports 358,230 446,624 428,342 462,476 513,372
Transshipment 19,927 12,067 16,269 60,854 42,690
Container Traffic 770,804 903,463 894,000 1,012,002 1,076,118

Source: Kenya Ports Authority


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