CMA CGM announced Tuesday (Jan15) that the PAD service linking North Europe with USEC, French Pacific islands, Australia and New Zealand will offer a weekly frequency starting from mid-February 2019.
- From Europe, first sailing to offer a weekly frequency will be m/v EM CORFU (expected in Le Havre on February 23rd, 2019)
- From New Zealand, first sailing to offer a weekly frequency will be m/v EM CORFU (expected in Tauranga on April 16th, 2019)
Rotation will be as follows:
Zeebrugge (as of 20/05) - London Gateway - Rotterdam - Dunkirk - Le Havre - New York - Savannah - Cartagena - Papeete - Noumea - Brisbane - Sydney - Melbourne - Nelson - Tauranga - Manzanillo - Savannah - Philadelphia - Zeebrugge.
Napier will be offered by Oceania feeder.
The service will be operated with 13 vessels of ~2,500 TEU nominal, with 600 reefer plugs, CMA CGM deploying 12 vessels.
Source: CMA CGM