CMA CGM

CMA CGM is the world’s third-largest container shipping company worldwide and number 1 in France. Founded in Marseille in 1978 by Jacques Saadé, CMA CGM is present in over 150 countries, with 18,000 employees worldwide.

CMA CGM and its subsidiaries -- Delmas, ANL, CNC, MacAndrews, USL, and COMANAV -- posted revenues of US$15.9 billion in 2013, on volume of 11.4 million TEUs. The company recorded net profit of $430,463, up 19.4 percent from the previous year’s net profit of $360,613

CMA CGM was the sixth-ranked container carrier in U.S containerized import trade in 2013, with volume of 1,138,937 TEUs, up 6.5 percent year-over-year, giving it market share of 6.3 percent. Likewise, it was no. 6 in U.S. containerized export trade in 2013, with volume of 781,849 TEUs, up 17.0 percent year-over-year, with market share of 6.1 percent. For more carrier rankings see the JOC’s Top 40 Container Carriers special topic.

27 Jun 2016
CMA CGM will delist its shares of NOL on the Singapore stock exchange after crossing the 90 percent ownership threshold.
23 Dec 2015
Russian regulators won’t levy fines against the five container lines it says colluded on prices in 2012 and 2013 on lanes connecting to Asia until next year.
16 Dec 2015
To mitigate service disruptions caused by potential consolidation, APL, CMA CGM, China Shipping Container Lines and Cosco could elect to participate in more than one major alliance during a transition phase, Federal Maritime Commissioner William Doyle said last week.
14 Dec 2015
CMA CGM’s $2.4 billion acquisition of Neptune Orient Lines and the forthcoming merger between state-owned Cosco and China Shipping are unlikely to spur a fresh round of consolidation in container shipping, according to Drewry.
14 Dec 2015
The brand new the 17,859 TEU CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin will on Dec. 26 become the largest vessel to call at the Port of Los Angeles, ushering in the age of the mega-vessel on the trans-Pacific.
09 Dec 2015
The price Temasek will get for NOL from CMA CGM if the deal goes ahead is below the book value of the company, according to Alphaliner.
08 Dec 2015
CMA CGM’s plans to bring APL into the O3 Alliance once the NOL acquisition is done has put the spotlight on the G6 Alliance and what the loss of its Singapore-based member would mean.
07 Dec 2015
CMA CGM plans to bring NOL’s liner division APL into the O3 Alliance that the carrier operates in with China Shipping and United Arab Shipping Co., the France-based line’s vice chairman Rodolphe Saadé said.
07 Dec 2015
CMA CGM has made a $2.4 billion cash offer for Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines in a transaction that will proceed once anti-trust approval has been received from authorities in the EU, the U.S. and in China, which is expected in mid-2016.
03 Dec 2015
CMA CGM has reportedly secured commitments from its banks to finance a planned takeover of Neptune Orient Lines, owner of ocean carrier APL.
03 Dec 2015
Acquiring container lines is rarely easy, but CMA CGM’s track record will give it a good foundation to bring Neptune Orient Lines into the fold — if the France-based carrier’s exclusive talks with the Singapore-based company lead to a deal.
02 Dec 2015
CMA CGM has until midnight on Monday, Dec. 7, to decide if it wants to bid for Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines, but reports that the French line is seeking finance from banks for what could be a $2.2 billion purchase shows that the carrier is serious about the acquisition.