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.

17 Jan 2017
French line CMA CGM has followed through on its commitment to making Singapore its Asian hub with the opening of a regional operations centre in the city-state.
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.
CMA CGM has been investing in Traxens container monitoring solutions, one of which is pictured, since 2015.
27 Jul 2016
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has joined CMA CGM as a co-investor in Traxens.
The 18,000-TEU CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, pictured in San Francisco Bay during a call to the Port of Oakland in February, could be one of the mega-ships the Ocean Alliance plans to deploy to the U.S. West Coast.
19 Jul 2016
The Ocean Alliance plans to deploy the largest ships ever seen by U.S ports on the trans-Pacific trade.
OOCL is joining several other container lines an effort to prop up rates via general rate increases on August 1.
19 Jul 2016
The August 1 rate increases on Asia to Europe and the Mediterranean are beginning to roll.