CMA CGM

CMA CGM is the world’s third-largest container shipping company by capacity worldwide and No. 1 in France. Founded in Marseille in 1978 by Jacques Saadé, CMA CGM is present in over 150 countries, with 18,000 employees worldwide. It will join the Ocean Alliance when that vessel-sharing agreement takes effect from April 2017.

The MacAndrews and Company's Pollux is pictured at the Port of Bilbao. Credit: Capt. Niels Johannes.
21 Sep 2016
North European short-sea operators of the CMA CGM group are expanding their container capacity.
Feeder vessels take cargo delivered to transshipment hubs and gateway ports by mega-ships, such as the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, pictured, to smaller ports unable to handle such behemoths.
16 Sep 2016
CMA CGM is outsourcing some of its global feeder operations in a move rival carriers likely will follow.
It wasn't hard for shippers to find trans-Pacific capacity after Hanjin Shipping went bankrupt, and it's about to get easier still.
14 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s collapse has set off a rush by other container lines to add services and “extra loader” voyages.
06 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping's sudden exit has left shippers looking for capacity.
05 Sep 2016
CMA CGM has completed its acquisition of NOL and its liner unit APL.
CMA CGM believes a new plan to gain from synergies with APL will help it cut costs by $1 billion.
02 Sep 2016
CMA CGM swung to a second-quarter net loss due to “persistently” low freight rates.
01 Sep 2016
CMA CGM has drawn up a contingency plan to protect customers from any fallout from the collapse of Hanjin Shipping.
29 Aug 2016
It took years longer than expected, but CMA CGM is on its way to transforming the container transshipment terminal in Kingston, Jamaica, into a regional powerhouse.
The Ocean Alliance will get a new 45-day review period from the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission after it submits responses to FMC queries.
25 Aug 2016
U.S. maritime regulators have more questions for the Ocean Alliance.
25 Aug 2016
APL’s tie-up with CMA CGM has allowed the Singapore liner to re-enter the India-Europe trade lane.
09 Aug 2016
Zhao Hongzhou, a former general manager at China Shipping Container Lines, has been tapped to lead the integration of of APL’s greater China operations into CMA CGM.
08 Aug 2016
Rickmers Maritime said its charter fleet faces even tougher times ahead following the opening of the widened Panama Canal as its second-quarter loss more than tripled and its charter revenue was down more than a third from a year earlier.