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.

29 Apr 2016
CMA CGM, the third-largest global container line, got the go-ahead on Friday from the European Union to acquire Neptune Orient Lines, the parent company of APL, but with one condition.