CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping Group, has announced its Ethiopian services upgrade thanks to new strategic calls added on its Mediterranean Express (MEX) and Red Sea Express (REX) services, as well as the development of its intermodal offer between Djibouti and Ethiopia.
A large majority of cargo destined for the landlocked Ethiopian market transits through the Djibouti Doraleh Container Terminal.
CMA CGM has developed its Ethiopian intermodal transportation solutions by serving 6 key inland destinations – Mekele, Nefas Mewcha, Addis Ababa, Gibe, Shashamane and Jinka – in partnership with reliable local stakeholders.
Djibouti is now linked to Malta. Thanks to transshipment offer in this major CMA CGM hub, transport solutions are provided to the United States, Northern Europe and the Mediterranean.
Twelve 9,400 to 11,400 TEU-capacity vessels are deployed on the following rotation: Valencia, Barcelona, Fos sur Mer, Malta, Damietta, Beirut, Jeddah, Jebel Ali, Port Kelang, Xiamen, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Nansha, Yantian, Ho Chi Minh, Port Kelang, Djibouti, Malta and Valencia.
Djibouti is served on the Asia to Red Sea REX2 service, since March 15th:
The new call in Djibouti ensures Ethiopian sesame exports to Asia, and the development of Red Sea trades.
Eight 8,200 to 9,900 TEU-capacity vessels are deployed on the following rotation: Shanghai, Ningbo, Kaosiung, Shekou, Singapour, Jeddah, Ain Sukhna, Aqaba, Jeddah, Djibouti, Port Kelang, Singapour and Shanghai.
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