East African CTBL corridors open for business

CMA CGM Group continously reviews each corridor to ensure that each service is running smoothly and offers reliable transit times along with picking the best option and availability of equipment.

We are pleased to inform that all East African CTBL corridors are now open for intermodal traffic as follows:

Tanzania - Copper Belt corridor reopened

Traffic is back to normal following social unrest causing backlogs. Roads through Mbeya offer a good alternative to the train to Ndola. We also offer roads transit to Kolwezi, Likasi and Kitwe. Meanwhile CMA CGM Group is the only shipping line to have its own office in Lubumbashi specifically focusing on the copper belt trades.

Mozambique Nacala corridor reopened

All backlogs have been cleared following congestion and wagon shortage. CMA CGM Group is in a position to obtain regular allocations and is in negociations with skateholder management. CDN the National Rail operator welcomes all bookings. We serve both Blantyre and Lilongwe in Malawi by rail via Nacala.

Tanzania - Great Lakes update

After heavy rains, roads from Dar Es Salaam to North Rwanda, Burundi and DRC (Goma / Bukavu / Uvira) are in good condition. We also offer services to Bujumbura and Kigoma. A new opened corridor to Uganda via Mutukula is running well.

For a complete review of destinations and transit times, please view

CTBL service information


For more details on these services or for rates and bookings please contact your nearest CMA CGM agent.