Columbus Loop

Map of the Columbus Loop

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SouthBound

SouthBound
Port Transit Time
NINGBO, CN 0
SHANGHAI, CN 1
HONG KONG, HK 4
YANTIAN, CN 5
VUNG TAU, VN 8
PORT KELANG, MY 10
HALIFAX, NS, CA 32

NorthBound

NorthBound
Port Transit Time
HALIFAX, NS, CA 32
NEW YORK, NY, US 34
NORFOLK, VA, US 37
SAVANNAH, GA, US 40
CHARLESTON, SC, US 41
PORT KELANG, MY 77

EastBound

EastBound
Port Transit Time
PORT KELANG, MY 77
VUNG TAU, VN 80
HONG KONG, HK 82
YANTIAN, CN 83
SHANGHAI, CN 87
NINGBO, CN 89
BUSAN, KOREA, KR 91
SEATTLE, WA, US 102

WestBound

WestBound
Port Transit Time
SEATTLE, WA, US 102
VANCOUVER, BC, CA 104
NINGBO, CN 125

Transit Time Calculation (as per proforma)

Key Figures

Key Figures
Frequency Weekly
Vessel Fleet 18
Ports of Call 20
Duration 126 Days

Line Strengths

  • PNW (Eastbound)

  • - Weekly reliable service with the largest scope covering Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Middle East Gulf and Mediterranean Europe

  • - New Direct Service from Vung Tao, Vietnam and Ningbo

- Optimal North American intermodal connections to:

  • - US Midwest and Canada

  • - Cross-Border US Midwest locations

  • - Recognized by industry for excellent on-time vessel performance in Vancouver

  • USEC (Eastbound)

  • - Fast transit times and connections from South China and South East Asia to US East Coast

  • Call at Halifax, Canada

  • -Complete coverage of South East Asia with dedicated feeder services via Port Kelang

  • - New feedering from Bangladesh and East India to Port Kelang to US East Coast

  • - Monday arrival at New York City

  • - NEW direct service from South East Asia to Charleston

Operated Vessels

Operated Vessels
Name Operator Type Geared Nominal Capacity Ccial Capacity @14t Reefer Plugs Dwt Built Flag Speed
CMA CGM ALMAVIVA CMA - CGM CC N 8 469 700 109 020 2010 FRANCE 24
CMA CGM BIANCA CMA - CGM CC N 8 721 700 100 800 2011 MALTA 26
CMA CGM CENDRILLON CMA - CGM CC N 8 469 700 109 021 2009 UNITED KINGDOM 25
CMA CGM DALILA CMA - CGM CC N 8 469 700 109 020 2010 FRANCE 25
CMA CGM FIGARO CMA - CGM CC N 8 469 700 109 020 2009 FRANCE 25
CMA CGM LA SCALA CMA - CGM CC N 8 469 700 109 020 2010 UNITED KINGDOM 25
CMA CGM MELISANDE CMA - CGM CC N 8 721 700 101 387 2012 MALTA 26
CMA CGM RHONE CMA - CGM CC N 9 365 1458 112 580 2015 MALTA 22
CMA CGM TANCREDI CMA - CGM CC N 8 721 700 100 800 2011 MALTA 26
CMA CGM TITUS CMA - CGM CC N 8 469 700 109 169 2010 UNITED KINGDOM 25
COSCO PRINCE RUPERT COSCO CONTAINER LINES CC N 8 501 700 102 742 2011 HONG KONG 25
CSCL AFRICA COSCO CONTAINER LINES CC N 8 094 700 101 717 2005 HONG KONG 25
CSCL AMERICA COSCO CONTAINER LINES CC N 8 468 700 101 717 2004 CYPRUS 25
CSCL ASIA COSCO CONTAINER LINES CC N 8 468 700 99 500 2004 HONG KONG 25
E.R. TEXAS COSCO CONTAINER LINES CC N 8 533 700 100 800 2006 LIBERIA 25
UASC UMM QASR UNITED ARAB SHIPPING CO CC N 9 034 1370 112 171 2014 MARSHALL ISLANDS 25
UASC ZAMZAM UNITED ARAB SHIPPING CO CC N 9 034 1370 112 171 2014 SINGAPORE 25
XIN YA ZHOU COSCO CONTAINER LINES CC N 8 533 700 102 396 2007 CHINA 24

Main Connections

Networks and Operational information

Origin Area

Origin Area
Ports Port Terminals Shipping Agents
NINGBO NINGBO YUANDONG TERMINAL CMA CGM NINGBO
SHANGHAI YANGSHAN DEEP WATER PORT PHASE3 TER CMA CGM (CHINA) SHIPPING CO., LTD.
HONG KONG HONG KONG INT'L TERMINAL (HIT4) CMA CGM (HONG KONG) LIMITED
YANTIAN YANTIAN INTERNATIONAL CONT TERMINAL CMA CGM (CHINA) SHIPPING CO., LTD.
VUNG TAU CAI MEP INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL CO CMA CGM VIETNAM JSC
PORT KELANG WESTPORT TERMINAL CMA CGM MALAYSIA SDN BHD (813160-P)
HALIFAX, NS HALTERM TERMINALS CMA CGM CANADA INC
HALIFAX, NS HALTERM TERMINALS CMA CGM CANADA INC
NEW YORK, NY PNCT NEWARK NJ CMA CGM (AMERICA) LLC
NORFOLK, VA VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL GATEWAY CMA CGM (AMERICA) LLC
SAVANNAH, GA GARDEN CITY TERMINAL CMA CGM (AMERICA) LLC
CHARLESTON, SC WANDO WELCH TERMINAL CMA CGM (AMERICA) LLC
PORT KELANG WESTPORT TERMINAL CMA CGM MALAYSIA SDN BHD (813160-P)

Destination Area

Destination Area
Ports Port Terminals Shipping Agents
PORT KELANG WESTPORT TERMINAL CMA CGM MALAYSIA SDN BHD (813160-P)
VUNG TAU CAI MEP INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL CO CMA CGM VIETNAM JSC
HONG KONG HONG KONG INT'L TERMINAL (HIT4) CMA CGM (HONG KONG) LIMITED
YANTIAN YANTIAN INTERNATIONAL CONT TERMINAL CMA CGM (CHINA) SHIPPING CO., LTD.
SHANGHAI WAI GAO QIAO TERMINAL PHASE 2 CMA CGM (CHINA) SHIPPING CO., LTD.
NINGBO NINGBO BEILUN SECOND CONT TERMINAL CMA CGM NINGBO
BUSAN, KOREA BUSAN NEW CONTAINER TERMINAL CMA CGM KOREA CO., LTD
SEATTLE, WA SSA TERMINAL 18 CMA CGM (AMERICA) LLC
SEATTLE, WA SSA TERMINAL 18 CMA CGM (AMERICA) LLC
VANCOUVER, BC VANTERM CMA CGM CANADA INC
NINGBO NINGBO YUANDONG TERMINAL CMA CGM NINGBO