In the effort to maintain a high service reliability and punctuality during the Southern winter with its lead product SAMWAF service, CMA CGM announces the service change connecting Brazil and Plate area to West Africa and South Africa strategic markets.

CMA CGM announces SAMWAF Service update
Caption: Container ship Northern Delegation - Image courtesy of Steve Greenwood

Rio de Janeiro will be served in relay on Shuttle Rio Service through the hub of Santos. The last vessel with direct port call is m/v NORTHERN DELEGATION voy. 04K0JE1MA expected at Rio de Janeiro on June 15th, 2018.

Luanda will be reached from Rio de Janeiro in 29 days, Durban in 20 days and Nhava Sheva in 48 days.

SAMWAF rotation (effective next week):

Itajai - Paranagua - Santos - Cape Town - Durban - Port Elizabeth - Luanda - Pointe Noire - Itajai

Source: CMA CGM