Port Wings News Network:
The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, on 9 March announced that it is reinforcing its offer, starting 2 April 2018, from Indian Sub-Continent, in a partnership with HLC, MSC, COSCO and ONE.
With 2 weekly and complementary services, this new offer will provide expanded port coverage and will also reduce transit times and improve schedule reliability of existing services.
With this unique offer, CMA CGM pursues its ambition to strengthen its service to the Indian Sub-Continent market.
EPIC 1 service
Rotation: Port Qasim, Nhava Sheva, Hazira, Mundra, King Abdullah, Gioia Tauro, Tangier Med, Southampton, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Dunkirk, Felixstowe, Le Havre, King Abdullah, Djibouti, Port Qasim
Under the service, specially designed to cater UK and Benelux markets, two vessels will be operated by the CMA CGM Group. There will be weekly direct call in Hazira, offering a complementary offer to Nhava Sheva or Mundra and Port Qasim.
EPIC 2 service
Rotation: Jebel Ali, Karashi, Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Jeddah, Tangier Med, Rotterdam, Hamburg, London Gateway, Antwerp, Le Havre, Tangier Med, Jeddah, Jebel Ali
This service is customized to match the requirements of the German & Scandinavia/Baltic markets, and three vessels will be operated by the CMA CGM Group.
It will be shortest transit time for the transportation of grapes & Reefer products from India to North Europe, and weekly direct call in Jebel Ali to cater Gulf import and Karachi as new alternative for Pakistan import & export.