CMA CGM to reshuffle its services connecting Asia with West & South Africa
2023-11-14 10:43

CMA CGM to reshuffle its services connecting Asia with West & South Africa

The following release was published by CMA CGM:

CMA CGM is very pleased to announce the revamping of its Asia West Africa & South Africa Services effective 1st week of December.

Fitting our services to Terminal operational capacities while offering reliable schedules and efficient connections will be the backbone of the new setup:

  • With an enhanced fleet of 14,000 TEU nominal, our WAX service will now be dedicated to Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire
  • Our WAX3 service will keep on serving Togo and Nigeria
  • Cape Town will be served by SHAKA service in transhipment via Port Louis

With these enhancements, you will benefit from:

  • Three tailored services dedicated to West Africa (WAX, WAX3, ASAF)
  • Direct connections from North, Center & South China to West Africa major markets: Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire & Cameroon,
  • A better frequency and improved transit times to South Range on ASAF service,
  • One unique and competitive solution to address South Africa Market via SHAKA.

Please find below updated rotations details:

  • WAX will be offered in 91 days with 13 vessels of 14K TEU Nom

  • 1st Departure: m/v "MAERSK EDIRNE", ETA QINGDAO 05/12/2023, ETA Tema 16/01/2024

  • Rotation: Xiamen – Qingdao - Gwangyang – Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Nansha - Singapore – Tanjung Pelepas – Tema – Lekki – Abidjan – Pointe Noire – Colombo – Singapore - Xiamen

  • ASAF will be offered in 84 days with 12 vessels of 8.5K TEU Nom

  • 1st Departure: m/v "MAERSK AMAZON", ETA Qingdao 02/12/2023, ETA Pointe Noire 09/01/2024

  • Rotation: Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Nansha – Tanjung Pelepas – Singapore - Pointe Noire - Kribi – Luanda - Walvis Bay – Singapore- Qingdao

  • SHAKA will be offered in 63 days with 9 vessels of 9.3K TEU Nom

  • 1st Departure: ETA Shanghai 15/12/2023, Durban 14/01/2024

  • Rotation: Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Tanjung Pelepas – Port Louis - Durban – Port Louis – Tanjung Pelepas – Shanghai

Source: CMA CGM