CMA CGM commences new Latin America service

CMA CGM has announced the launch of BRAZEX Loop 2 service, a Brazilian market related product with connections in North America, the Caribbean, Asia and Europe using Kingston, Jamaica as a hub for full coverage.

BRAZEX 2 will be solely operated by the French container line, which will deploy five container ships. The new service will offer a weekly direct service from/to North and South Brazil with “competitive transit times” from USEC / Florida, US Gulf and Mexico to Brazil.

In addition, weekly...

ONE addition equals eight new South American destinations for JAXPORT

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) said its customers now have access to a new container service to the West Coast of South America through Ocean Network Express (ONE).

ONE has added Rodman, Panama, as a port of call on its EC1 U.S. East Coast service, connecting JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point in Jacksonville, Florida, to eight new destinations in South America.

The addition of a Rodman port call, which took effect at the beginning of October, provides connections from...

MSC and CMA CGM join Maersk’s blockchain initiative

Two of the largest global carriers CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have announced their integration onto TradeLens, the blockchain platform jointly developed by Maersk and IBM.

These two shipping giants, together with Maersk, will act as platform foundation carriers with a role in expanding the ecosystem and platform operations, including playing key roles as validators on the blockchain network.

The addition of these two major players marks a crucial milestone for the industry,...

MSC And CMA CGM Complete Tradelens Integration; Begins Working With IBM And Maersk


Major global container carriers MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and CMA CGM announced they are now integrated onto TradeLens, helping ensure a more fully integrated, timely, and consistent view of logistics data for their containerized freight around the world. The digital platform is run on IBM Cloud and IBM Blockchain and was jointly developed by IBM and A.P. Moller – Maersk (MAERSKb.CO).

These two global shipping leaders, together with Maersk, will act as platform foundation carriers...

Largest LNG-Powered Container Ship ‘CMA CGM Jacques Saade’ Features Wärtsilä Solutions

CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE, the largest LNG-powered container ship ever built features Wärtsilä solutions

The CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE, the first 23,000 TEU container vessel in the world to be powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) and equipped with a range of solutions from technology group Wärtsilä, has been delivered.

The new flagship of CMA CGM, a world leader in shipping and logistics, is the first in a series of nine 23,000 TEU container ships. This 400-meter long sea giant is named after Jacques Saadé, the visionary entrepreneur who founded the CMA CGM Group. It was built at the CSSC Hudong...

Fewer transhipment boxes being ‘rolled’ as capacity returns to major trades

Fewer containers are being ‘rolled’ at major ports, according to new data from predictive ocean container tracking data provider Ocean Insights.
It has revealed that the rate of container rollovers at the world’s largest transhipment ports has begun to decline as carriers have returned capacity to major trades – but the number remains significantly higher than a year ago.
According to Ocean Insights, the percentage of transhipment containers rolled at the world’s …

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CMA CGM and MSC complete TradeLens integration

Global container carriers CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company announced Thursday they are now fully integrated onto the TradeLens blockchain-enabled shipping platform.

The digital platform, which is designed to help ensure a more fully integrated, timely and consistent view of logistics data for containerized freight around the world, is run on the IBM Cloud and IBM Blockchain

TradeLens was jointly developed by IBM and A.P. Møller – Maersk and launched as a beta product in August...