CMA CGM announced earlier today the strengthening of its position on Europe > West Africa route by becoming vessel operator on its current service EURAF 5.
Container ship CMA CGM Africa Three - Image courtesy of Miranda Reiffers Te Loo
Effective April 5th, 2017:
- CMA CGM operates 2 vessels on EURAF 5 between North Europe and West Africa South Range
- With a weekly frequency, EURAF 5 connects Europe to Angola, the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Cameroon is served on a fortnightly basis.
- Reefer cargo from Abidjan relies on a direct service to Europe with very fast transit times. Antwerp is reached in 15 days, Le Havre in 18 days, Lisbon in 21 days
EURAF 5 port coverage:
Source: CMA CGM