Services Updates

CMA CGM to upgrade its FAL 1 service by introducing a new direct EB call at Shanghai

CMA CGM is pleased to announce its customers that a new direct EB call at Shanghai, the first container port in the world, is to be introduced on the rotation of its FAL 1 service ex-North Europe.


Starting in Southampton on January 11th, 2016 with m/v CMA CGM KERGUELEN voy. 049FLE, FAL 1 will then offer the following features:


  • New rotation: Southampton - Dunkirk - Hamburg - Rotterdam - Zeebrugge - Le Havre - Malta - Khor Fakkan - Shanghai - Tianjin - Dalian - Busan - Qingdao - Shanghai (WB) - Ningbo - Yantian - Port Kelang - Algeciras - Southampton
  • Shanghai will now be called at twice, both Eastbound and Westbound
  • Excellent port coverage in North Europe, including Dunkirk and Le Havre as last port of call
  • Among the best transit times in the market between Hamburg and Shanghai (36 days), and between Le Havre and Shanghai (32 days)
  • Efficient coverage of Center and North China with calls at Qingdao, Tianjin, Dalian

FAL 1


CMA CGM will of course continue providing its clients the most complete offer on the market, especially on the Asia-Europe trade thanks to the complementarity of its FAL services.