CMA CGM's new short sea service
The CMA CGM Group has now started its new short sea shipping service Black Sea - Marmara - Morocco (BSMAR). The four 2,500-teu vessels that will be used for this service have a technical emphasis on reefer containers, which allow the transport of sensitive products.
The port of Malta is the hub of the group in the Mediterranean. Port rotation includes calls at Odessa (Ukraine), Constanta (Romania), Ambarli and Aliaga in Turkey, Piraeus (Greece), Malta, Valencia and Algeciras in Spain, Casablanca (MoroccoI, Algeciras, Malta, Piraeus, Gebze (Turkey) and back to Odessa within 28 days.
Via the BSMAR service, the group is further strengthening its offer in the "CMA CGM short sea" area in Europe and the Mediterranean. This is in line with the shipping group´s strategy to consolidate its regional network. The offer includes 31 services that deploy 61 vessels and have 250 schedules per week on the timetable. (fd)