CMA CGM

CMA CGM

CMA CGM is the world’s third-largest container shipping company, operating a fleet of 428 ships and serving more than 400 ports around the world.

The group, founded and led by Jacques R. Saadé, had turnover of $15.9 billion in 2013 on volume of 11.4 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units).

CMA CGM is based in Marseilles but has a network of 650 agencies and branch offices in 150 countries. It employs more than 18,000 people globally.

27 Aug 2014
CMA CGM has joined other major liner operators in imposing congestion surcharges on inbound inland containers handled at the ports of Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) and Pipavav, India’s leading container hubs, to compensate for the extra costs caused by intermodal delays.
24 Aug 2014
Carriers in the east-west head-haul trades may opt to cancel fewer sailings this year in response to reduced volumes of China during the country’s Golden Week holiday in early October.
Weekly wrap-up for Aug. 23, 2014
23 Aug 2014
In the latest instance of drayage-related disruption, violence flared at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port as thousands of striking truck drivers clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields of trucks crossing a picket line. The past week’s protests brought the world’s sixth-largest container port to a standstill, with carriers reportedly diverting ships.
22 Aug 2014
CMA CGM, China Shipping Container Lines, Orient Overseas Container Lines and Pacific International Lines have plans to launch a joint service connecting Northeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Aug. 22
22 Aug 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in the coming months, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
21 Aug 2014
CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container line in deployed capacity, plans to make a port on a French island in the Indian Ocean into a transshipment hub to serve markets in Africa, the company said in a statement.
18 Aug 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in August, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
CMA CGM was correct in saying its PEX3 service had the fastest transit time from Yantian to Los Angeles at 13 days.
11 Aug 2014
It is becoming increasingly difficult for a shipper to determine which carrier in the eastbound trans-Pacific has the fastest transit time between two given ports, according to a new analysis from SeaIntel, a consulting firm.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for August 8
08 Aug 2014
Major container lines announced general rate increases taking place in mid-August through October this week.
Bremerhaven
06 Aug 2014
The U.S. ocean container trade via European ports, including transshipments, increased 3.8 percent year-over-year to 4.6 million laden 20-foot-equivalent units in the 12 months ending March 2014, according to PIERS, the data division of JOC Group.
First Half in Review
01 Aug 2014
The first half of 2014 saw the start of several stories that JOC.com will most likely be covering for the next year and perhaps beyond.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for July 25
25 Jul 2014
Several container lines have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in August, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.