Services Updates

CMA CGM to launch the East Med - Black Sea Express (EMBX), a new sustainable Reefer service linking South Turkey to Black Sea

CMA CGM is pleased to announce the launch of a new Short Sea Weekly service between Southern Turkey and Black Sea.


The East Med-Black Sea Express (EMBX), starting from Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 ex Mersin, is a sustainable option aiming at fostering your cold supply chain optimization during the upcoming Citrus campaign.


EMBX will have the following features:

  • Fleet: 2 vessels x 900 TEU nominal capacity, m/v "ANDANTE" & m/v "DINA TRADER"
  • Rotation: Mersin-Odessa-Novorossiysk-Ambarli-Piraeus-Mersin
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • First call ETA Mersin on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 | Odessa on Sunday, November 8th, 2020 | Novorossiysk on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
  • Transit time references: Mersin to Odessa in 4 days | Mersin to Novorossiysk in 6 days

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