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  • 2019 May 28 17:18

    CMA CGM to upgrade its Europe/Caribbean & Latin America offering

    CMA CGM has decided to reinforce its Europe/Caribbean & Latin America services by reorganizing its service offer as follows:

     ECS will stop its current rotation (last voyages: SB with m/v CMA CGM FORT ST GEORGES, ETA Rotterdam on June 6th, 2019 ; NB with m/v CMA CGM FORT ST GEORGES, ETA Puerto Moin on July 3rd, 2019)
     EUROSAL and PCRF will be upgraded and increased capacities (including for Reefers) and competitive transit times
     NEFGUI will remain dedicated to Leewards, Trinidad, French Guiana and North Brazil
     These services will all benefit from the new CMA CGM Coldstore, a Cold Chain Logistics Warehouse of 10,000 m2 located in the heart of London Gateway Port

    EUROSAL new features
     Rotation: Rotterdam - London Gateway Port - Hamburg - Antwerp - Le Havre - Caucedo - Cartagena - Manzanillo - Buenaventura - Callao - Puerto Angamos - San Antonio - Callao - Buenaventura - Manzanillo - Cartagena - Caucedo - Rotterdam
     Northbound, starting with m/v CMA CGM JEAN GABRIEL (ETA Rotterdam on June 11th, 2019)
     Southbound, starting with m/v GUAYAQUIL EXPRESS (ETA Valparaiso on June 12th, 2019)
     9 vessels of 10,500 TEU (3 provided by CMA CGM)
     Extended reefer capacity of 500 reefer plugs per week
     Introduction of a new SB Call in Caucedo on Saturdays as from June 29th, 2019
     In Chile, move from Valparaiso to San Antonio on Wednesdays as from July 10th, 2019

    PCRF new features
     Rotation: Dunkirk - London Gateway Port - Zeebrugge - Le Havre - Montoir - Pointe-à-Pitre - Fort-de-France - Kingston - Puerto Moin - Cartagena - Fort-de-France - Pointe-à-Pitre - Dunkirk
     CMA CGM will deploy 6 ships of 3,500 TEU including 4 Neo PCRF type offering 850 reefer plugs
     In Europe: New call at London Gateway Port; Antwerp replaced by Zeebruge
     In the Caribbean: Extension to Kingston, Puerto Moin and Cartagena
     Cartagena will offer connection from Central America ports (Guatemala & Honduras) and from Colombian outports (Turbo & Santa Marta).
     Southbound, starting with m/v FORT ST PIERRE (ETA Rotterdam on June 17th, 2019)
     Northbound, starting with m/v DOMINGO (ETA Puerto Moin on July 13rd, 2019)

    MEDCARIBE, MED AMERICAS & MEDGULF existing services will merge into NEW MEDCARIBE.
    MEDCARIBE new service
     Rotation: Livorno - Genoa - Marseille - Barcelona - Valencia - Pointe-à-Pitre - Fort-de-France - Caucedo - Cartagena - Houston - Veracruz - Manzanillo - Puerto Moin - Algeciras - Malta - Livorno
     8 vessels of 6,900 TEU (7 provided by CMA CGM), each equipped with 1,400 Reefer plugs
     South America West Coast will be served in relay via Cartagena SB and Manzanillo (Panama) NB with relable and competitive transit times.
     First 6,900 TEU vessels will be phased in in Genoa as follows: m/v ALEXIS on June 25th, 2019 ; m/v SKIATHOS on July 2nd, 2019 ; m/v CAROUGE on July 16th, 2019

    In order to ensure full coverage in Caribbean and North West Coast of South America, the new set up will include CMA CGM owned feeder services as follows:
     Uraba feeder : Santa Marta - Turbo - Cartagena - Panama Manzanillo - Santa Marta
     Cagema 3 : Cartagena - Kingston - Big Creek (Belize) - Puerto Barrios - Puerto Cortes - Cartagena
     Guayaquil feeder : Cartagena - Buenaventura - Manta - Paita - Posorja - Guayaquil - Panama Manzanillo - Cartagena

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