OCEAN ALLIANCE powered by CMA CGM – Rotterdam: the main gateway to Europe

Ocean Alliance CMA CGM Netherlands

Since 1985, CMA CGM (Holland) is located in Europe's largest container port: Rotterdam, commonly known as the Gateway to Europe. CMA CGM provides, thanks to 250 dedicated staff members, over 30 services to and from North Europe covering more than 160 countries around the globe. With the launch of the Ocean Alliance, CMA CGM will further strengthen its coverage of the Far East and Transatlantic trades.

Ocean Alliance: an extensive offer from sea freight to inland solutions

  • 6 dedicated services on Asia - North Europe trade allowing better frequency and improved coverage
    • 2 Core loops 100 % operated by CMA CGM covering strategic markets: Europe - Asia trades (FAL 1 and FAL 3)
  • Comprehensive coverage of North Europe on the Transatlantic (Liberty Bridge & Victory Bridge & California Bridge)
  • Covering all main rail ramps via New York and Norfolk

Ocean Alliance CMA CGM Netherlands

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Westbound Far East

  • 4 loops to Rotterdam with a North Europe rotation favorable to westbound volume
  • Improved schedule reliability due to:
    • Less double calls
    • More buffer per loop
    • Sufficient capacity on every loop

Eastbound Far East

6 weekly Export Rotterdam services: (FAL 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)

  • Direct calls in North, Central & South China
  • Fastest transit time to Port Kelang in the market
  • Direct calls to Busan, South Korea
  • 2 loops to Shanghai

Eastbound Transatlantic

  • 3 dedicated services
  • Complete coverage of East coast & Gulf
  • Direct service from West coast to Rotterdam

Westbound Transatlantic

  • 100 % vessel operator on Victory Bridge
  • Best Transit time ex. Europe to New York and Charleston
  • Calling New York on Monday
  • Intermodal solutions
  • New Direct service linking Rotterdam to America West Coast (California Bridge)

Inland solutions with frequent connections

CMA-CGM Inland Network is offering frequent connections between the port of Rotterdam and various inland terminals in the Benelux and Rhine Valley area.

  • 21 Inland terminals in the Benelux area
  • 17 Inland terminals in the Rhine Valley area
  • Ecologic one-way transport with no drop off / pick fees
  • Tailor made solutions on request