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MIDAS Service Rotation Change

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January 13, 2017



 CMA CGM announced and amendment to the port rotation of its MIDAS service.

Effective with M/V KOTA MAJU at Khor Fakkan on January 4th, 2017, MIDAS serving India and Middle East Gulf to Africa and Indian Ocean, operated with 10 vessels up to 3,500 TEU will change as follows: 
MIDAS new port rotation: 15 ports of call | Khor Fakkan – Jebel Ali – Mundra – Nhava Sheva – Pointe des Galets – Durban – Pointe Noire – Tincan / Lagos – Apapa - Cotonou - Tema – Cape Town – Coega – Durban – Pointe des Galets - Khor Fakkan
West African ports
Luanda served via Durban with Samwaf service: Luanda is reached from Mundra in 26 days, Nhava Sheva in 28 days, Jebel Ali in 31 days.
Lome via Singapore with Afex service: Lome is reached from Mundra in 37 days, Nhava Sheva in 39 days and Jebel Ali in 37 days.
Walvis Bay, Namibia will be served via Singapore on Wax service with the best transit time in the market. 29 days from Mundra, 31 days from Nhava Sheva and 35 days from Jebel Ali.
Reefer cargo export transit time from South Africa to Jebel Ali will be shortened by 1 day with a competitive transit time of 19 days from Cape Town and 16 days from Durban.
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