• Home
  • News
  • Two new vessels to enter the CMA CGM fleet
  • 2015 February 17 11:00

    Two new vessels to enter the CMA CGM fleet

    The CMA CGM Group announced, that the CMA CGM LOIRE and the CMA CGM URAL were delivered on February 5th, and entered the fleet on February 13th and 14th, the company said in its press release.

    Those are the 5th and 6th vessels of the 9,400 TEUs to 10,900 TEUs series that will be delivered from now to the third quarter of 2016. The CMA CGM DANUBE, CMA CGM ELBE, CMA CGM LITANI and CMA CGM TIGRIS are the first of this series of 28 vessels named after famous rivers of the world, that started to be delivered on June, 30th 2014.

    Sailing under the Malta flag and chartered vessels, the CMA CGM LOIRE and CMA CGM URAL were respectively built in the Chinese shipyards DSIC (Dalian, PRC) and NTS (New Times Shipbuildings, Jiangsu Province, People’s Republic of China).

    The CMA CGM LOIRE has a nominal capacity of 9,365 TEUs and the CMA CGM URAL a 10,622 TEUs capacity.

    300m in length and 48m in width, they were designed to offer a maximal loading capacity while respecting the technical constraints of the Bosphorus Strait.

    With a capacity of 1458 reefer plugs 40’, which is the largest so far on such a ship, the vessels of this series embody the Group’s ambition to be a leader in this growing market.

    The vessels will be positioned on two of the Group’s emblematic lines:
     Since February 13th, The CMA CGM LOIRE has been positioned on the « Bosphorus Express » (BEX), where the CMA CGM DANUBE, CMA CGM ELBE and CMA CGM LITANI have already been placed. She will call Dalian, Tianjin, Kwangyang, Busan, Shanghai, Ningbo, Chiwan, Yantian, Tanjung Pelepas, Izmit, Istambul Ambarli, Constanza, Odessa, Ilyichevsk, Port Said, Port Kelang, Singapore, and Dalian.

    On February 14th, the CMA CGM URAL joined the Mediterranean Club Express (MEX). She will call Shanghai, Ningbao, Yantian, Chiwan, Port Kelang, Malta, Valencia, Barcelona, Fos sur Mer, Malta, Salalah, Port Kelang, Xiamen, and Shanghai.

    The CMA CGM LOIRE and CMA CGM URAL are equipped with all the latest environmental technologies which significantly reduce its C02 emissions, as well as the Group’s carbon footprint. More particularly, it is equipped with new bulbous bow shapes improving the hydrodynamics of the vessel at a speed of 16 to 18 knots.

    As well as:
     An electronically controlled long stroke engine with an exhaust gas bypass system offering the best in fuel consumption
     A twisted leading edge rudder with bulb
     A ballast water treatment system.

    About CMA CGM
    CMA CGM, founded and led by Jacques R. Saadé is the world’s third largest and France’s top container shipping company. Its 445 vessels call more than 400 ports in the world, on all 5 continents. In 2014, over 12 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) were carried. Present in 150 countries, with a network of 650 agencies, the Group employs 20,000 people worldwide, including 2,400 in its headquarters in Marseilles.




2022 January 24

14:30 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg to take delivery of over 40 units of handling equipment and one 63-tonne crane in 2022
14:01 Dogger Bank announces supplier events for O&M phase
13:44 BW Offshore signed an agreement for the sale of the FPSO BW Joko Tole
13:21 Loko-Bank shareholder increased his share in FESCO to 26.52%
13:07 Royal Dutch Shell plc changes its name to Shell plc
12:44 FESCO increases number of transit container trains from CPV almost twice in 2021
12:23 EdgeTech rolls out the 6205s2 Swath Bathymetry & Side Scan Sonar System
12:18 PGS secures Northern Lights CO2 storage acquisition contract
11:52 Maersk Drilling secures 21-month contract with TotalEnergies
11:17 Second episode of a creative multimedia project named The Ecologist was launched in cooperation with Van Oord
10:49 Heerema announces contract with McDermott for Saudi Aramco’s Marjan Increment Program
10:42 Eastern Shipbuilding completes major infrastructure improvement project to support OPC program
09:28 Crude oil prices rise as demand increases
09:11 Baltic Dry Index as of January 21
08:37 MABUX: No firm trend on Global bunker market on Jan 24

2022 January 23

14:29 Record figures in Polish ports
13:52 Coast Guard to close southern Green Bay for commercial traffic
12:36 CMHI shipyard hosts a keel-laying ceremony for Ulstein designed expedition cruise vessel ‘Ocean Albatros’
11:47 SGMF releases updated version of LNG as a marine fuel – Safety and Operational Guidelines – Bunkering'
11:08 James Fisher Renewables secures high voltage safety management commissioning contract from Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore win
10:57 BW Ideol secures close to 1GW of offshore floating wind acreage in ScotWind leasing round
09:51 AIDA named Top Employer again

2022 January 22

14:06 Crowley names Marcus Jadotte as Senior VP, Government Relations
13:29 Kongsberg Digital joins the NorthWind project to develop digital twin technology for offshore wind
12:41 New year boost for MYCRANE as four lifting experts join the team
12:07 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and Bombora Wave Power strengthen their collaboration through an investment
11:34 Carnival Cruise Line adding more embarkation enhancements as it commits to current protocols for the foreseeable future
10:54 Indian Register of Shipping strengthens focus on safety of Inland Waterways

2022 January 21

19:15 PortNews’ week updates and insights summary
18:20 More than 600 boxships stay off ports waiting for berth space, Seaexplorer disruption indicator shows
18:07 Green Innovation Fund adopts joint project on “Mass-production and Cost Reduction of Floating Offshore Wind Installation”
17:44 The new Stena Baltica has debuted on Stena Line’s Baltic Sea route from Ventspils to Nynäshamn
17:16 Port of Los Angeles breaks cargo record in 2021
17:06 Finnlines strengthens Germany-Sweden route with a fourth ship
16:36 Maersk opens its logistics center for South Western Europe at port of Barcelona
16:03 Dublin Port sees a small reduction in volumes in 2021
15:24 Kongsberg Digital joins the NorthWind project to develop digital twin technology for offshore wind
14:03 ClassNK issues Approval in Principle for ammonia-fueled Panamax bulk carrier developed by Planning and Design Center for Greener Ships (GSC)
14:02 TGE Marine announces completion of largest LNG Bi-Lobe Type C Tanks
13:23 Samskip adds 150 new sustainable reefer containers to its fleet
13:01 Icebreakers remain busy assisting shipping of the Gulf of Finland eastern part
12:13 Freight volumes increase at the Port of Gothenburg in 2021
12:12 Nippon Paint Marine’s new fastar antifouling earmarked for Cosco Shipping VLCC fleet
11:42 RZD invested heavily in its rolling stock upgrade in 2021
11:31 DP World launches a premium barge service between the Upper Rhine region and Rotterdam World Gateway
11:03 Israel orders three new submarines from thyssenkrupp Marine Systems
10:31 Port of Oakland import volume hit new record in 2021
10:11 Crude oil prices drop on US oil reserves growth
09:32 MABUX: Global bunker prices may slide down on Jan. 21
09:21 Baltic Dry Index as of Jan 20

2022 January 20

18:35 EuroDry announces agreement to acquire a 2014-built Supramax bulker
18:05 Valaris announces floater contract awards
17:43 Alfa Laval experiences increased demand for solutions related to LPG as fuel
17:26 Throughput of Chinese sea and river ports in 2021 climbed by 6.8% YoY
17:15 The U.S. Army gets $22.81 billion in supplemental funding of studies, projects and programs
17:05 Sanmar Shipyards delivers fourth powerful compact tug to SAAM Towage
16:50 Cargo traffic on IWW of Russia in 2021 rose by 1.2% to 110.3 million tonnes
16:35 Uber Boat by Thames Clippers builds the UK’s first hybrid high speed passenger ferries
16:15 American Cruise Lines unveils Project Blue
16:05 TGE Marine announces the completion of the tank building phase for two large LNG cargo tanks