CMA CGM launches new flight between France and Egypt

CMA CGM has announced the opening of a scheduled flight route between Paris (CDG), France and Cairo (CAI), Egypt.

CMA CGM AIR CARGO will serve CAI with one weekly flight from 3 October with an A330F aircraft, aiming to strengthen its combined offer with the Air France KLM Martinair Cargo Group.

Cairo airport is a major air freight and passenger hub offering adapted infrastructures for intermodal connections in the region.

“This new destination is part of our strategic partnership with the Air...

Box lines revise services in Europe

Aiming to optimise and improve their network, several container lines have announced changes in their European services.

First of all, CMA CGM has decided to revise its GTL service again. According to DynaLiners report, the French ocean carrier will remove Benghazi, Malta (one of the visits), Piraeus
and Port Said from the service’s port rotation, while it will include Damietta and Misurata in the rotation.

CMA CGM deploys four 1,200 TEU container vessels on the GTL service with the following...

CMA CGM revises low water surcharge in Brazil

French ocean carrier CMA CGM reported that the Amazon River’s navigability conditions are not improving and as a result, has revised the Low Water Surcharge (LWS) on any cargo from/to Manaus, Brazil.

The Marseille-based container line said the updated surcharge will be US$1,100/TEU and will be effective from 25 September until further notice. The surcharge will be applied to all types of cargo for both imports and exports.

The company noted that the low water surcharge will be implemented on 5...

ICTSI in Latin America reaches a new operational milestone

CMA CGM Alexander Von Humboldt arrived at Contecon Manzanillo (CMSA) in Mexico and Sociedad Puerto Industrial Aguadulce (SPIA) in Colombia, marking a new operational milestone for International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI).

The 396-meter-long vessel is the first of its size in Latin America to operate on a regular basis. Its presence highlights CMSA and SPIA’s ability to efficiently handle larger vessels and encourage economies of scale. CMA CGM Alexander Von Himboldt is deployed on the...

Two Leading Shipping Companies To Push Advocacy Together

Credit: Sanmar Shipyards

Maersk A/S and CMA CGM have decided to join forces on several areas relating to decarbonization, in full compliance with all laws and regulations, says an article published on their website.

Decarbonization for shipping

As frontrunners of the energy transition in shipping, both companies are convinced that joint action will help accelerating the green transition in shipping, learning from each other to go further and faster.

CMA CGM and Maersk have set a net-zero target for...

Maersk και CMA CGM χέρι χέρι προς την απανθρακοποίηση

Δύο από τις κορυφαίες εταιρείες στη ναυτιλία τακτικών γραμμών, οι CMA CGM και Maersk, ενώνουν τις δυνάμεις τους σε τομείς που αφορούν την απανθρακοποίηση του κλάδου, ευθυγραμμιζόμενες πλήρως με τους περιβαλλοντικούς κανονισμούς.

Ως πρωτοπόροι της ενεργειακής μετάβασης της ναυτιλίας, οι δύο κολοσσοί ευελπιστούν ότι με την κοινή τους δράση θα επιταχυνθεί η απανθρακοποίηση της ναυτιλίας. Εξάλλου, Maersk και CMA CGM έχουν προβεί σε παραγγελίες πράσινων πλοίων.

H κοινή δράση θα εστιαστεί στην ανάπτυξη...

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