West Africa Express

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WestBound

WestBound
Port Transit Time
SHANGHAI, CN 0
NINGBO, CN 1
SHEKOU, CN 3
NANSHA, CN 4
TANJUNG PELEPAS, MY 9
SINGAPORE, SG 11
COTONOU, BJ 35

EastBound

EastBound
Port Transit Time
COTONOU, BJ 35
ABIDJAN, CI 37
APAPA, NG 44
LOME, TG 46
COLOMBO, LK 70
SINGAPORE, SG 75
SHANGHAI, CN 83

Transit Time Calculation (as per proforma)

Key Figures

Key Figures
Frequency Weekly
Vessel Fleet 12
Ports of Call 12
Duration 84 Days

Line Strengths

° Weekly Direct Service : From and To Asia to Nigeria, Côte d'Ivoire and Benin

  • ° Service WAX deploying 13 vessels of 3500-3700teus, operated by CMA-CGM

  • ° Dedicated feedering service from and to DOUALA and GABON via COTONOU

  • ° We offer best transit time from China and South East Asia to Cotonou and Tincan

° Our Customer Service to NIGERIA:

  • - VIP desk

  • - Daily SMS notice on available empty drop off locations

  • - Online invoicing soon available

  • - Strategic partnership (relationship with Local Suppliers)

  • - TBL to Kano under development

  • ° Out Of Gauge / Breakbulk solutions and dedicated pricing team in Asia

  • ° Service reliability

  • ° Close relationships with our customers

  • *** INTERMODAL SOLUTIONS ***

Abidjan gateway on WAX permits CMA CGM to offer a land service to neighbouring countries: Ouagadougou, Bobo Dioulasso & Mali

- CMA-CGM is able to serve through Cotonou by road :

  • - Niamey Niger in 18 days

  • - Ouagadougou Burkina Faso in 15days

Operated Vessels

Operated Vessels
Name Operator Type Geared Nominal Capacity Ccial Capacity @14t Reefer Plugs Dwt Built Flag Speed
ANL WANGARATTA CMA - CGM CC N 4 250 400 50 596 2008 UNITED KINGDOM 21
CMA CGM BENOUE CMA - CGM CC N 1 1000 0 0
CMA CGM JASPER CMA - CGM CC N 4 360 326 52 513 2009 LIBERIA 25
CMA CGM OPAL CMA - CGM CC N 4 360 326 52 513 2009 LIBERIA 25
CMA CGM QUARTZ CMA - CGM CC N 4 360 326 52 513 2008 LIBERIA 25
CMA CGM TOPAZ CMA - CGM CC N 4 360 326 52 513 2009 LIBERIA 25
HARRIER HUNTER CMA - CGM CC N 4 259 560 51 745 2009 LIBERIA 22
RIO CADIZ CMA - CGM CC N 4 300 500 55 345 2008 LIBERIA 24
RIO CHARLESTON CMA - CGM CC N 4 300 500 55 345 2008 LIBERIA 24
ROTTERDAM BRIDGE CMA - CGM CC N 4 253 400 50 862 2001 MARSHALL ISLANDS 21
SIMA GENESIS CMA - CGM CC N 4 400 500 54 285 2015 SINGAPORE 20
VIL DARDANELLES CMA - CGM CC N 3 820 500 51 100 2013 LIBERIA 15

Main Connections

** Calls at CMA CGM dedicated *** PORT KELANG and TANJUNG PELEPAS HUBS *** allows relay on CMA CGM global service network and dedicated feeders to and from all ports in:
- Far East, South East Asia,
- East Coast India,
- Australia / Oceania,
- USA West Coast

- Eastbound: Colombo HUB allows to reach main cashews destinations with fast transit time (Cochin, Tuticorin and Mangalore)

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