CMA CGM to upgrade its offer between the United States and Asia by adding a new call in New Orleans on its PEX3 service

By Vessels

CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group, announced yesterday that a new call in New Orleans will be added on its PEX3 service, which directly connects the American ports of the Gulf of Mexico, South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

CMA CGM to upgrade its offer between the United States and Asia by adding a new call in New Orleans on its PEX3 service

With this new call, CMA CGM will offer a unique and unprecedented service on the market: a direct connection to Asia from New Orleans, with the best transit times on the market. From New Orleans, Singapore and Shanghai will be reached in respectively 38 and 47 days.
With this offer, CMA CGM meets local customers’ needs and expands its service network in the U.S.

The PEX3 service will have its first call in New Orleans on January 31, 2017.

The eleven 5,000 to 5,900 TEU-capacity vessels will operate this new rotation:

Houston, Mobile, New Orleans, Miami, Jacksonville, Singapore, Hong Kong, Chiwan, Ningbo, Shanghai, Busan, and Houston.

Source: CMA CGM