CMA CGM improves its ECS service between North Europe and Central America, adding the port of London

By Vessels

CMA CGM announced earlier today an improved service offer directly connecting North Europe with Central America. The enhanced ECS service will provide one of the shortest transit times on the market, linking Rotterdam from Costa Rica in only 14 days and adding London as a port of call in 15 days.

CMA CGM improves its ECS service between North Europe and Central America, adding the port of London

Container ship CMA CGM Fort St. Georg - Image courtesy: Gyssels Gilbert

This offer is dedicated to reefer transport from Central America and the Caribbean to North Europe and allows to connect the United Kingdom with all of the Caribbean through CMA CGM’s strategic hub in Kingston, Jamaica, one of the most modern ports in the area.

Offered in cooperation with Hapag–Lloyd, the service will be run by five state of the art CMA CGM vessels with 2300 TEUs and 550 reefer plugs and one Hapag–Lloyd vessel. The first vessel will enter the port of London Gateway on January 6, 2017.

The new rotation will be: Puerto Limon, Kingston, Rotterdam, London, Hamburg, Antwerp, Le Havre, Caucedo, Kingston, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Puerto Cortes and Puerto Limon.

CMA CGM' ECS service between North Europe and Central America

Source: CMA CGM