West Africa Express

Map of the West Africa Express

WestBound

WestBound
Port Transit Time
SHANGHAI, CN 0
NINGBO, CN 1
SHEKOU, CN 3
NANSHA, CN 4
TANJUNG PELEPAS, MY 10
SINGAPORE, SG 11
COTONOU, BJ 35

EastBound

EastBound
Port Transit Time
COTONOU, BJ 35
ABIDJAN, CI 38
TINCAN/LAGOS, NG 42
LOME, TG 48
COLOMBO, LK 77
SINGAPORE, SG 82
SHANGHAI, CN 90

Transit Time Calculation (as per proforma)

Key Figures

Key Figures
Frequency Weekly
Vessel Fleet 13
Ports of Call 12
Duration 91 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
ALS APOLLO CMA - CGM CC N 4 253 400 50 657 2009 LIBERIA 24
ANL WANGARATTA CMA - CGM CC N 4 250 400 50 596 2008 MALTA 21
CMA CGM JASPER CMA - CGM CC N 4 360 326 52 513 2009 LIBERIA 25
CMA CGM KUNENE CMA - CGM CC N 1 1000 0 0
CMA CGM KWANGO CMA - CGM CC N 1 1000 0 0
CMA CGM MOA CMA - CGM CC N 1 1000 0 0
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
CPO NORFOLK CMA - CGM CC N 4 563 560 51 727 2009 LIBERIA 24
MERKUR FJORD CMA - CGM CC N 3 765 500 50 000 2013 MALTA 20
NAVIOS DEVOTION CMA - CGM CC N 4 253 400 50 629 2009 MARSHALL ISLANDS 20
SIMA GENESIS CMA - CGM CC N 4 400 500 54 285 2015 SINGAPORE 20

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)

Networks and Operational information