CMA CGM is launching MEDGULF Service, a new service connecting the Mediterranean to the US Gulf and the Caribbean islands
The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce the launching of MEDGULF Service linking the Mediterranean to the US Gulf and Caribbean (Dominican Republic, Jamaica). This new service will offer:
- Weekly sailings from the Mediterranean to US Gulf and Caribbean
- A unique and direct rotation from Houston to Tangiers
- The best transit time on the market between Mexico and Houston, to Spain and Italy, that represent a strong advantage on the Reefer market
MEDGULF completes the AMERIGO service that has already been operating between the Mediterranean and US East Coast.
The MEDGULF service will deploy a fleet of 6 1,700 TEU vessels on the following direct weekly rotation: Tangiers, Livorno, Genoa, Barcelona, Valencia, Caucedo, Kingston, Veracruz, AlTamira, Houston and Tangiers.
The first voyage will start from Livorno, on April 24th 2015.
About CMA CGM
CMA CGM, founded and led by Jacques R. Saadé is the world’s third largest and France’s top container shipping company.
Its 445 vessels call more than 400 ports in the world, on all 5 continents. In 2014, over 12.2 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) were carried.
CMA CGM has grown steadily and to offer its clients new and innovative sea, land and logistics solutions. Present in 150 countries, with a network of 655 agencies, the Group employs 20,000 people worldwide, including 2,400 in its headquarters in Marseilles.
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