CMA CGM offers direct links between La Reunion Island, Europe and Australia by adding a new call at Pointe des Galets on its NEMO service
• CMA CGM strengthens La Reunion Island as a hub between Europe, South East Asia, Africa and Australia in the Indian Ocean
• CMA CGM offers a unique service from Europe: La Reunion Island will be served each Wednesday with the best transit times on the market
CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping Group, is pleased to announce its service upgrade to La Reunion Island on its NEMO line. The NEMO service offers a direct connection between Northern Europe, Southern Europe, India, Singapore, and Australia. Commencing December 11th, 3 new calls will be added: Pointe des Galets port in la Reunion Island, Fos in France, and Salerno in Italy.
The new rotation will be as follows: Tilbury, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Le Havre, Fos, Genova, Damietta, Pointe des Galets, Fremantle, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Singapore, Port Kelang, Chennai, Colombo, Cochin, Damietta, Malta, and Salerno. CMA CGM will operate 7 out of the 13 4,200 TEU capacity vessels - the rest being operated by Hapag-Lloyd.
CMA CGM upgrades its service offer to La Reunion Island
The CMA CGM Group pursues its development strategy in la Reunion Island by offering a direct connection between the major North European ports – such as Le Havre, Rotterdam, Hamburg and Tilbury – and West Mediterranean ports – Genova, Fos, Malta.
CMA CGM offers a unique service from Europe: La Reunion Island will be called each Wednesday with the best transit times on the market. Pointe des Galets port will be reached in 21 days from le Havre and 16 days from Fos.
By adding a call at Fos, CMA CGM offers a direct connection between South of France, la Reunion Island and Australia.
This new call strengthens La Reunion Island position as the CMA CGM maritime hub in the Indian Ocean
In August 2014, CMA CGM signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing La Reunion Island as the Group’s maritime hub in the Indian Ocean. Thanks to transshipment connections with other Group’s services, this new call at Pointe des Galets offers connections towards Africa, Madagascar, and Mauritius.
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