CMA CGM to launch a new Feeder service on the West Africa’s trade

By Vessels

CMA CGM announced on Monday (Apr 25) its new service, West Feeder 2, to be deployed on the West Africa’s trade.

Starting May 8th, 2016 at Pointe Noire, West Feeder 2 will deploy one vessel of 618 TEU nominal capacity. On a fortnightly basis, the service will have the following rotation: Pointe Noire - LibrevilleDouala - Pointe Noire.

At Pointe Noire, West Feeder 2 will allow the following connections:

  • India, Middle East Gulf to Gabon with an improved transit time by 6 days. Libreville will be reached from the UAE in 33 days, India in 27 days. To Cameroon, the transit time will be shortened by 4 days. Douala will be reached in 38 days from the UAE, 32 days from India.
  • East Coast South America and Plata area to Gabon and Cameroon will benefit from a shortened transit time by 6 days. Libreville will be reached in 33 days from Santos, 48 days from Montevideo. Douala will be reached in 36 days from Santos and 46 days from Buenos Aires.

Source: CMA CGM