• A new version of African-Asian connections. (Source: CMA CGM)

23.11.2023 By: Christian Doepgen

Artikel Nummer: 47443

CMA CGM reshuffles its Asia-Africa network

The Marseilles-headquartered carrier CMA CGM will revamp its services connecting Asia with West and South Africa, effective from the first week of December.


The carrier’s WAX service will now be dedicated to Nigeria, Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire, offered in 91 days with an enhanced fleet of 13 units with 14,000 teu nominal. The updated rotation will be Xiamen (China), Qingdao (China), Gwangyang (South Korea), Shanghai (China), Ningbo (China), Shekou (China), Nansha (China), Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas (Malaysia), Tema (Ghana), Lekki (Nigeria), Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Pointe Noire (Congo), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Singapore and returning to Xiamen.


The WAX 3 service will be offered in 70 days, with ten 4,500 teu container vessels and the following rotation: Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas (Malaysia), Lome (Togo), Apapa (Nigeria), Onne (Nigeria), Cotonou (Benin) and returning to Singapore.


With twelve vessels of 8,500 teu box capacity, the Asaf service will be offered in 84 days. Its rotation will be Qingdao (China), Shanghai (China), Ningbo (China), Nansha (China), Tanjung Pelepas (Malaysia), Singapore, Pointe Noire (Congo), Kribi (Cameroon), Luanda (Angola), Walvis Bay (Namibia), Singapore and returning to Qingdao.


In addition, the Shaka service will be available in 63 days, with nine vessels of 9,300 teu container capacity. It will call at the following ports: Shanghai (China), Ningbo (China), Shekou (China), Tanjung Pelepas (Malaysia), Port Louis (Mauritius), Durban (South Africa), Port Louis, Tanjung Pelepas and back to Shanghai. (cd)




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