Asia - North America | OCEAN ALLIANCE


About the trade

Pascal Hirn

Pascal Hirn

CMA CGM Vice President North America Lines

With 24 services on Transpacific and Transatlantic trades, Ocean Alliance strengthen our leading status in North America. Port coverage, transit time, the complementarity of services and the additional offer of intermodal and logistic solutions are real assets for the performance of the logistics chain of our customers.

West Coast

13 Fixed-day weekly loops

80 Vessels

0.7 Million TEU capacity

97 Weekly calls

30 Ports of call


► Improved offer with 13 Asia North America WC Loops
• PSW: 9 loops vs 4 in Ocean 3 (+ 5)
• PNW: 4 loops vs 2 in Ocean 3 (+ 2)
• EB: 107 weekly port pairs vs 48 in Ocean 3 (+ 59)
• WB: 116 weekly port pairs vs 48 in Ocean 3 (+ 68)

► Efficient operations easing customers’ supply chain:
• One same terminal per loop
• Full operational control of assets by individual carrier
• One worldwide coordination center


► CMA CGM operates 30% of OA's capacity

► 4 CMA CGM operated loops of which 3 Core Loops to PSW and PNW

► Majority of volumes operated in CMA CGM’s controlled terminals in Los Angeles/Long Beach basin

► Introduction by CMA CGM of an innovative 100% Southeast Asia to PSW dedicated loop

East Coast

7 Fixed-day weekly loops

72 Vessels

0.5 Million TEU capacity

65 Weekly calls

29 Ports of call


► Improved offer with 7 Asia North America EC Loops
• USEC: 5 Loops
• USGC: 2 Loops vs 1 in Ocean 3 (+1)

► The most comprehensive market coverage

► Geographic consistency by loop for optimized transit times to main markets


► CMA CGM operates 35% of OA's capacity

► Full USEC & USGC port coverage including niche ports of Houston, Mobile, Jacksonville, Baltimore, Boston and New Orleans

► 4 CMA CGM operated loops of which 2 Core loops to USEC and USGC including PEX 3

Local benefits

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June 08, 2017: CMA CGM Philippines sailing ahead with Ocean Alliance

CMA CGM Philippines Inc., offers comprehensive market coverage capable of meeting customer expectations across the globe. The innovative services permit to deliver the right combination of quality and performance across a wide range of global shipping solutions. The CMA CGM Group has been operating through a series of direct subsidiaries, each of them being a leader in its field. Thanks to dedicated teams, equipped with expertise and commitment, CMA CGM in the Philippines supports customers’ needs and ensure an excellent quality of service.

Learn more on our Philippines local website

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June 01, 2017: OCEAN ALLIANCE powered by CMA CGM in Taiwan: highly competitive and direct service portfolio in record time

Since April 1st, 2017 when the Ocean Alliance launched, CMA CGM has enhanced Taiwan services by inserting direct calls to numerous Ocean Alliance loops of services to/from Europe, Transpacific, Black Sea, Red Sea and Middle East, etc., of which most were served in transshipped modes in the past.

Learn more on our Taiwan local website

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April 20, 2017: OCEAN ALLIANCE powered by CMA CGM: an outstanding shipping offer from Chinese ports

Since 1992, CMA CGM has achieved fast development in China and ranked into the key players of the industry with its unparalleled service, customer care and passion as always. Covering a network of 60 branches/offices and 13 coastal ports in China, CMA CGM offers 76 shipping line services, and a CMA CGM vessel leaves China less than every 3 hours to every corner of the world. On each call, CMA CGM ships unload thousands of tons of French and European products (raw materials, manufactured goods, food, wines and spirits...) and load as much Chinese products (appliances, high-tech...). With the launch of the Ocean Alliance, CMA CGM China will offer unmatched shipping services for you.

Learn more on our South China local website

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April 04, 2017: OCEAN ALLIANCE powered by CMA CGM, the leading offer in the U.S. market

In recent years, CMA CGM in the United States has grown to become an industry leader, consistently outgrowing the market using an approach centered on customer service, integrity, and innovation. With the launch of the Ocean Alliance, CMA CGM America offers the best service ever on both coasts.

Learn more on our U.S. local website

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