CMA CGM to enhance its India Middle East-East Africa services

CMA CGM to enhance its India Middle East-East Africa services

Feb 11, 2017: French container transportation and shipping company, CMA CGM is set to upgrade two weekly services connecting India Middle East Gulf to East Africa, starting from February 20, 2017.

The services are Swahili Express and Noura Express which have a combined fleet of nine vessels of up to 3,500 TEU, with twelve ports of call.

The Swahili Express service will be dedicated to Kenya and Tanzania markets with very fast transit times. Mombasa will be reached from Mundra in 12 days and Dar Es Salaam in 14 days.

Noura Express service will have an improved transit time to Somalia by 4 days. Mogadishu port will be reached in 7 days from Jebel Ali and in 17 days from Mundra.

As from M/V CHIEF at Nhava Sheva on February 24th, 2017, Swahili service will be operated with 4 vessels. Port coverage at origin will be upgraded with two port calls in India, while Longoni and Zanzibar ports are discontinued, according to CMA CGM

The Swahili service will include the following ports: Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Jebel Ali, Khor Fakkan, Mombasa, Dar Es Salaam, Nhava Sheva.

 swahili

Furthermore, the Noura service will be operated with five 2,200 TEU containerships, starting with M/V Keta on February 20.

Longoni and Zanzibar port calls transferred from Swahili will be continued on Noura, while Port Victoria call remains unchanged.

Port rotation of the Noura service will be as follows: Khor Fakkan, Jebel Ali, Mogadishu, Longoni, Zanzibar, Port Victoria, Khor Fakkan.

 noura

Related Posts

DP World launches new logistics arm in Australia

DP World launches new logistic ...

Jul 25, 2017: DP World Australia (DPWA) has launched DP World Logistics Australia, a new operating company offering transport and ...

Ramco ERP Solution backs AAI Worldwide Logistics operations in seven centres

Ramco ERP Solution backs AAI W ...

Jul 25, 2017: Philippines based logistics and freight-forwarding giant AAI Worldwide Logistics Inc. has announced that it has comp ...

DP World registers 8.2% YoY growth in container volumes in H12017

DP World registers 8.2% YoY gr ...

Jul 25, 2017: DP World handled 34 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in ...

Air Arabia begins operations to Sohar Airport

Air Arabia begins operations t ...

Jul 25, 2017: The low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, Air Arabia, has launched its inaugural flight to Soh ...