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New look for CMA CGM’s Asia service

[ June 18, 2015   //   ]

CMA CGM is to reconfigure its FAL1 and FAL3 services between Europe and Asia. With the changes, the carrier will offer calls in both Southampton and Felixstowe, as well as an improved service from North Europe to Beirut and a North/West Africa-Asia link via its hub in Algeciras, Spain.
From 24 June, the FAL1 service, deploying CMA CGM Group’s largest vessels, will operate 12 11-18,000teu vessels will operate from Tianjin, Dalian, Pusan, Ningbo, Shanghai, Yantian, Port Klang and Algeciras to Southampton and the north-west continent, returning via Malta to Khor Fakkan, Yantian and Tianjin.
From 29 June, the FAL3 service will be operated alternately and harmonised with the FAL2 service, deploying 11,400-13,800teu vessels.