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Container transportation and shipping company CMA CGM to launch ‘Round the Africa’ service

Container transportation and shipping company CMA CGM will launch its new product ‘Round the Africa’ (RTA), in complement of the current existing 31 services to Sub Saharan Africa, come July 25, 2020 in Shanghai, China.

Round The Africa is the unique product available on the market direct from Asia to Senegal and Sierra Leone with best transit time. Dakar is reached weekly from Ningbo in 35 days, from Nansha in 32 days. Freetown is reached in 35 days from Nansha. The service offer to Tema is improved with 3 weekly departures.

CMA CGM exporters from West Africa will benefit of excellent transit time and direct service to China. Shanghai is reached in 29 days from Abidjan, 31 days from Tema, 36 days from Freetown and 39 days from Dakar.

Round the Africa service features include Service fully operated by CMA CGM and Fleet deployment of 11 vessels of 4,200 TEU nominal capacity. The rotation will be as follows: Shanghai – Ningbo – Nansha – Singapore – Malta – Tanger – Dakar – Freetown – Tema – Abidjan – Port Kelang – Shanghai.

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