CMA CGM S.A. (CMA CGM), has announced the co-operation with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL), Orient Overseas Container Lines (OOCL) and Pacific International Lines (PIL), in the North East Asia, Australia and New Zealand Trade commencing from Shanghai in early of November.
The new service will be operated with 7 vessels of 4,250 TEU nominal capacity, of which three (3) vessels will be provided by CMA CGM, two (2) vessels by OOCL, one (1) vessel each by CSCL and PIL, and 1 ship for CSCL and PIL, while ANL will remain slot charterer. It will be replacing the current “ANZEX” / “NZN” service operated by CMA CGM & OOCL.
The weekly service will turn around in 49 days offering an extensive port coverage in Asia and New Zealand and including a stop in Australian port on her way from Asia, the full port rotation and phase in plan will be confirmed by end of the month once final arrangements are made.
The Lines aims to provide their customers with direct, reliable and competitive service to both southbound and northbound legs through this cooperation.