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 - Libreville - Douala - 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