CMA CGM Launches Three New Joint Services, Restructures Routes

MarineLink.com
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Photo: CMA CGM

In view of continuous challenging trading conditions effective from July 2013 CMA CGM, Maersk Line, Hamburg Süd, CSAV, China Shipping Container Lines and Hanjin will restructure their services between the Far East and South America East Coast by launching three new joint services.

The three new services will replace the following four services:

-ASAS 2/NGX 2/SEAS 2/ASAX 2: Currently operated by Maersk Line, Hamburg Süd, CSAV, CMA CGM and China Shipping Container Lines.
-SEAS 1/ASAX 1: Currently operated by CSAV, CMA CGM and China Shipping Container Lines.
-ASAS 1/NGX 1: Currently operated by Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd.
-ALX/ASE: Formerly operated by Hanjin, CCNI, Hapag-Lloyd and ZIM lines.

The new services will offer full coverage of the markets covered by existing services; improved transit times in a number of corridors; three weekly departures from Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong and Singapore to Santos and Itapoa; and improved coverage of East Coast South America to South Africa with two weekly departures and direct coverage of River Plate to South Africa.

SEAS 1 - Will be operated with 11 x 8000 TEU vessels with the following rotation:

Busan – Shanghai – Ningbo – Yantian – Hong Kong – Tanjung Pelepas – Singapore – Sepetiba – Santos – Itapoa – Itajai – Paranagua – Santos (EB) – Sepetiba (EB) – Coega – Singapore – Hong Kong – Busan

SEAS 2 – Will be operated with 12 x 8000 TEU vessels with the following rotation:

Shanghai – Ningbo – Hong Kong – Chiwan – Singapore – Port Kelang – Santos – Paranagua – Buenos Aires – Montevideo – Rio Grande – Itapoa – Santos – Durban – Port Kelang – Singapore – Hong Kong – Shanghai

SEAS 3 – Will be operated with 10 x 8000 TEU vessels with the following rotation:

Shanghai – Ningbo – Yantian – Chiwan – Singapore – Santos – Itapoa – Singapore – Hong Kong – Shanghai

The new services allow for a more cost efficient and flexible network adjusted to the current trading environment and reflects current market demand in the Far East to East Coast South America trade.

Additionally, CCNI and Hapag-Lloyd will join the services.

www.cma-cgm.com
 

Maritime Reporter June 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

New Binding Law of The Sea Agreement Advanced

WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (Singapore, 9-11 November 2015) Will Enable Industry to Organize its Input to this Major New Ocean Treaty Development The U.N.

Oceans Can’t Take Any more: Researchers Fear Fundamental Change

Our oceans need an immediate and substantial reduction of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. If that doesn’t happen, we could see far-reaching and largely

Teekay LNG Partners Declares Distribution

Teekay GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. has declared a cash distribution of $0.70 per unit for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The cash distribution is payable on August 14,

Container Ships

Greek Shipping Mulls Cyprus Move

Greek shipping companies are looking into moving to Cyprus due to the instability and uncertainty in Greece, it emerged, reports Cyprus News Agency.   The director

Maersk Returns to the Port of Baltimore

Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, along with congressional, state and local officials, officially welcomed Denmark-based Maersk Line, part of the Maersk Group

Container Equipment Costs at Record Low

Low material costs and stable demand has driven the price of new container equipment down to record lows where it is forecast to stay, according to the latest edition

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1708 sec (6 req/sec)