CMA CGM announced a revised service between North Europe and South America East Coast as from mid-April which will consist of two loops as detailed below.
SAFRAN 1 will be operated with 8 x 9800 TEU vessels with the following rotation:
Rotterdam - London Gateway - Hamburg - Antwerp - Le Harve - Itaguai - Santos - Paranagua - Buenos Aires - Montevideo - Rio Grande - Itapoa - Paranagua - Santos - Tanger Med - Rotterdam
SAFRAN 2 will be operated with 7 x 5700 TEU vessels with the following rotation:
Antwerp - Rotterdam - Hamburg - Bremerhaven - Le Harve - Lisbon - Sines - Rio de Janeiro - Santos - Navegantes - Santos - Rio de Janeiro - Salvador - Antwerp
This change will take place from Europe with SAFRAN1, m/v CAP SAN AGUSTIN eta Rotterdam April 16; and SAFRAN2, m/v MSC BARCELONA eta Antwerp April 15.
CMACGM said the revision was made to help provide more efficient services to its customers.