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  • 2016 July 19 13:10

    The CMA CGM Group optimizes its offer towards India with two new weekly services: EPIC 1 and EPIC 2

    CMA CGM Group announced the launch of two new weekly services, EPIC 1 and EPIC 2, between the Arab Gulf, Pakistan, North West India and North Europe.

    The current Epic service will make room for the two new weekly services.

    EPIC 1 offering a direct connection between North Europe and Pakistan – North West India. In partnership with MSC and UASC, the rotation will be as follows:

    Mundra – King Abdullah – Gioia Tauro – Tanger – Southampton – Rotterdam –Antwerp – Felixstowe –Dunkirk - Le Havre – King Abdullah – Djibouti – Port Qasim – Nhava Sheva – Hazira – Mundra

    EPIC 1

    This service will start the 26th of july with the first call of the CMA CGM Traviata in Port Qasim

    • EPIC 2 offering a direct connection beetween North Europe and United Arab Emirates, Pakistan and North West India. In partenership with HAPAG LLOYD and HAMBURG SUD, the rotation will be as follows:

    Mundra –Jeddah – Cagliari – Tanger –Hamburg –Antwerp – London – Tanger – Cagliari- Jeddah – Khor Fakkan - Jebel Ali – Port Qasim – Nhava Sheva - Mundra

    EPIC 2

    This service will start on 24th of july, with the first call in Khorfakkan

    The ship operators on both services allow CMA CGM to increase its departure frequency between the Indian subcontinent and North Europe, and enrich its ports coverage.

    These optimizations strengthens the service’s quality with:

    An improvement of port coverage:

    In India with the addition of a weekly call in HAZIRA.

    In the United Kingdom with three weekly calls ( Southampton and Felixstowe on EPIC 1, London Gateway on EPIC 2).

    An improvement of transit times from India:

    An increase of calls in Port Qasim, Nhava Sheva and Mundra.

    These two services will be connected and will also benefit from connections with others Group’s lines in Tangier by offering always more adjacent destinations from the Arab Gulf and the Indian subcontinent.




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