CMA CGM Upgrades BRAZEX Service

(Press Release)
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Following the end of its cooperation with Maersk Line on the South America East Coast - Caribbean Trade, CMA CGM has decided to maintain and upgrade its fixed-day weekly BRAZIL EXPRESS (BRAZEX) Service as from end August 2012 with the introduction of two new Brazilian ports on its rotation, Manaus and Salvador de Bahia.

As from the 20th August 2012 departing from Manzanillo, Panama en route to Brazil, the CMA CGM Group network will be covered by the following loop:

BRAZEX Service:
CMA CGM will be the only operator of the new BRAZEX service with 8 dedicated vessels of 1700 TEUs. Rotation: Manzanillo (Mon) > Kingston (Thu) > Port of Spain (Mon) > Manaus (Tue) > Suape (Tue) > Santos (Sat) > Paranagua (Mon) > Itajai (Tue) > Santos (Fri) > Rio de Janeiro (Sun) > Salvador de Bahia (Wed) > Cartagena (Sat) > Manzanillo.

With 8 ports called in Brazil, this service will offer the best coverage in the trade. Furthermore, the BRAZEX service will continue offering to its customers seamless relay to South America North and West Coast, Central America and US Gulf markets, through its 4 local Hubs:  Kingston, Port of Spain, Cartagena and Manzanillo.

“Being the only operator of the new BRAZEX service CMA CGM confirms its involvement in the development of its service offer in the South America East Coast – Caribbean region. Currently, CMA CGM offers 29 direct services to and from South America and the Caribbean which are fully integrated in the Global Service network.” explains Jean-Yves Duval, Vice President CMA CGM Latin America and Caribbean Lines.


 

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