Services Updates

The CMA CGM Group adds a call in Wellington on its PAD service, offering a unique service on the market and a direct connection to Europe and the US East Coast

• CMA CGM launches a unique and innovative product offering a direct connection to Europe and the US East Coast from Wellington
• CMA CGM upgrades its offer and pursues its development in New Zealand

CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping Group, is pleased to announce its service upgrade in New Zealand by adding a new call in Wellington on its Panama Direct Line (PAD) service starting November 23rd. The PAD service offers a connection between Europe, the US East coast, Australia and New Zealand via the Panama Canal.

CMA CGM launches a unique and innovative product offering a direct connection to Europe and the US East Coast from Wellington

The CMA CGM Group is the first and only maritime carrier to provide a direct connection from Wellington to Europe and the US East Coast. CMA CGM answers its clients’ needs by offering a unique and innovative product on the market. This new call is in line with the Group’s development strategy and global presence reinforcement in New Zealand.

The new rotation will be as follow: Tilbury, Rotterdam, Dunkirk, Le Havre, New York, Savannah, Kingston, Cartagena, Papeete, Nouméa, Sydney, Melbourne, Wellington, Tauranga, Napier, Lyttleton, Panama, Savannah, Philadelphia, Tilbury, Rotterdam, Dunkirk, Le Havre.

This additional call offers new export solutions to New Zealand meat producers

The port of Wellington has a strategic position: located on the Southern tip of the North Island of New Zealand, it services New Zealand's 3rd city, Wellington. As an intermodal hub, it supplies the rest of the country through road and rail transport. By adding a new call in Wellington, a country’s meat production key area, the CMA CGM Group supports New Zealand meat products export by offering new export solutions to producers.

CMA CGM is a major and historical actor in New Zealand

The Group is present in New Zealand since 1997. In 2000, CMA CGM quickens its growth by acquiring ANL, the shipping specialist between Australia and Asia, as well as New Zealand, New Guinea, Europe and the United States. Three different lines call New Zealand and connect the country to the East Coast Asia (Taiwan, China, Hong Kong), the United States, Europe, Singapore and Malaysia. Thanks to calls in the CMA CGM hubs, transshipment connections are offered towards worldwide markets.

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