CMA CGM Magazine
INDIA: A GIANT IN FULL TRANSFORMATION
WINTER 2017 / 2018
Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and CEO of the CMA CGM Group
Last November 24th, Jacques Saadé made a historic decision for our company by appointing me as Chairman of the CMA CGM Group, in addition to my role as CEO.
India: a giant in full transformation
Present in this immense land for more than thirty years, CMA CGM supports India’s fantastic economic growth and the reforms which are starting to emerge in New Delhi. In 2015, the Group bought LCL, the Indian expert in logistics. In 2017, it opened a new terminal in Mundra in the northwest of the country, developed its maritime lines and designed new logistical services to continue to better connect India to the rest of the world.
FACE TO FACE
EMYG, the SME from Marseilles that is revolutionizing shellfish transport
Specialist in the treatment and purification of salt water, EMYG Environement & Aquaculture has been a partner of CMA CGM since 2014. Their alliance led to the creation of the refrigerated container Aquaviva, which allows live shellfish and crustaceans to be carried in their original water, over long distances.
A new forward – looking identity
Since Rodolphe Saadé’s appointment as CEO on 7th february, and Chairman and CEO on 24th November, CMA CGM has been writing a new page in its history. A new strategic aspiration for the Group, but also a fresh start for its image. Powerful, modern, bold, and innovative: a new and decisively future-oriented identity. With “shipping the future”, CMA CGM is confirming its aspirations to conquer new horizons well beyond the seas.
CMA CGM, the first shipping company to equip its giant vessels with LNG
CMA CGM makes a breakthrough choice and orders nine mega-vessels fuelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG). A worldwide innovation... for ever fewer emissions in keeping with the Group’s CSR strategy!
The CMA CGM T. Roosevelt is the biggest vessel to have called at New York
On 7th September 2017, the CMA CGM T. ROOSEVELT - 366 meters in length and able to carry 14,414 TEU - made a triumphal entry into the Upper Bay, off the coast of Manhattan and home to the Statue of Liberty. Thanks to the raising of Bayonne Bridge, the world’s biggest container ships can now call at the port of New York-Newark
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