CMA CGM partners with Singaporean start-up for container haulage in Thailand

CMA CGM will work with the Singapore logistics technology start-up Haulio, which, through its digital haulage solutions, will move the French carrier’s containers on Thailand’s major inland corridor of Bangkok, Lat Krabang and Laem Chabang.

Since 2017, Haulio is Singapore’s fastest growing container haulage platform in the country, with more than 90% of Singapore’s hauliers onboard. The company has aspirations to complete the digitalisation of haulage in Southeast Asia by 2025.

With some of...

CMA CGM partners with the French government space agency

CMA CGM has signed a five-year partnership agreement with the French government space agency, the National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) to identify, design and develop solutions to serve shipping, logistics and the space industry.

Under the agreement, CNES and CMA CGM’s experts will be focusing on a range of topics including smart ship routing, the maritime energy transition, upgrading of port activities and infrastructures and contributions of the space sector to the logistics optimisation.


Major container lines announce shipment suspensions worldwide

CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd have announced shipment suspensions in several regions across the world.

The French shipping group said that all reefer shipments to Cabinda in Angola are suspended due to ongoing congestion, which causes “increasing and extremely irregular” transit times.

Additionally, Hapag-Lloyd has confirmed that with immediate effect, it temporarily suspends all imports into East Malaysia ports (Kuching, Sibu, Bintulu, Kota Kinabalu, Labuan, Sandakan, Tawau) due to feeder space...

Port of LA reaches 10 million-container milestone

The Port of Los Angeles on Thursday became the first port in the Western Hemisphere to process 10 million container units in a 12-month period.

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, longshore labor leaders and port officials were among those gathered at the Fenix Marine Services Terminal to watch as the 10 millionth container was loaded onto the CMA CGM Amerigo Vespucci. 

The CMA CGM Group is the Port of LA’s largest shipping line customer. The ship, which has a carrying capacity of 13,344 twenty-foot...

Top 10 liners control 85% of market — and they’re not done yet

The extreme consolidation within the container liner sector is the kind of thing owners of tankers and bulk carriers can only dream of. The latest data from Alphaliner highlights the extent of liner consolidation, how soon the rankings will change, and how newbuilding orders will render the carrier arena even more concentrated than it already is.

The top 10 carriers now operate 85% of global shipping capacity. Four groups — Maersk, MSC, CMA CGM and COSCO — control more than half of capacity...

Best of times sure beats worst of times

The first quarter of 2021 was the best of times for the world’s ocean container shipping lines. Year-over-year comparisons of course are basically meaningless. Q1 2020 was the worst of times for much of the world as COVID-19 spread. 

Still, in “normal” times, the ocean carriers see a slowdown in the first three months of a calendar year. The peak shipping season for the December holidays has passed. Asian factories have taken a break for Chinese New Year. Not so in 2021. Consumer demand for...

CMA CGM updates its SAFRAN service

CMA CGM has announced the reshuffle of its SAFRAN service, connecting North Europe with East Coast South America.

SAFRAN will structurally stop calling in Itapoa & Algeciras with effect from 1 July, when the 10,500TEU Cap San Augustin will start its voyage from the Port of Rotterdam. Additionally, during a period of eight weeks commencing from the same vessel, SAFRAN will drop the Le Havre call.

“These measures are being put in place to ensure service reliability that has been severely strained...

Κέρδη ρεκόρ για τη CMA CGM

Κέρδη ρεκόρ κατέγραψε για ακόμα ένα τρίμηνο η γαλλική εταιρεία τακτικών γραμμών CMA CGM, εν μέσω της συνεχιζόμενης ισχυρής ζήτησης για μεταφορά καταναλωτικών προϊόντων. Ειδικότερα, η εταιρεία κατά το α΄ τρίμηνο του 2021 σημείωσε εκ νέου βελτίωση της λειτουργικής της απόδοσης καθώς και αυξημένη κερδοφορία.

Τα έσοδα του α΄ τριμήνου ανήλθαν σε $10,7 δισ., αυξημένα κατά 49,2% σε σχέση με το περσινό α΄ τρίμηνο, κατά το οποίο το διεθνές εμπόριο είχε υποστεί σημαντικές διαταραχές λόγω των περιοριστικών...

CMA CGM applies new reefer charges to Latin America

CMA CGM has announced new reefer Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates from North Europe and the Mediterranean to Latin America, effective from 2 July.

From West Med Spain Med Italy Portugal France Med
Buenos Aires€1,625€1,700€1,850€2,300€2,250€2,575€2,150€2,675
San Antonio€3,200€3,225€3,200€3,225€3,35...

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