Services Updates

The CMA CGM Group improves its SAMWAF service from South America to West Africa

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce the improvement of its SAMWAF service from South America to West Africa with the addition of a new call in Tema, Ghana.


This new call in Tema will allow the CMA CGM Group to offer a direct service to the Ghanaian market from South America East Coast as well as improve service to Benin and Niger through Cotonou gateway thanks to an efficient transshipment in Tema:


• Santos – Tema : 13 days


• Buenos Aires – Tema : 19 days


• Santos – Cotonou : 15 days


• Buenos Aires – Cotonou : 21 days


As from mid-March 2014, the CMA CGM SAMWAF service will be deployed as follows:


A 14-Day frequency service operating 3 vessels of 1 700 TEUs.


Rotation : Buenos Aires – Rio Grande – Itajai – Santos – Abidjan – Tema – Pointe Noire – Luanda – Buenos Aires


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Mathieu Friedberg, Senior Vice President African Lines CMA CGM, explains: “Ghana being a significant market in Central West Africa, there is an actual added-value to complete Group shipping offer with this new direct link between ECSA market and Ghana. The CMA CGM Group intends to remain the reference in term of services quality & diversity, proposing to its customers the widest direct services scope”.