Chinese line CSCL, French giant CMA CGM, and Chilean line CSAV Norasia have joined forces on trade between Asia, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Chinese line CSCL, French giant CMA CGM, and Chilean line CSAV Norasia, which operates mainly on the Latin American route, have joined forces on trade between Asia, Mexico and the Caribbean. In mid-July, the three lines will provide a single weekly service, operated by 10 vessels of a nominal capacity of 4.300 TEUs, replacing the PEX2 and Pacar services.
The port rotation will be Hong Kong, Chiwan, Kaoshiung, Ningbo, Shanghai, Qingdao, Pusan, Ensenada, Manzanillo (Mexico), Balboa, Manzanillo (Panama), Cartagena, Kingston, Caucedo, Puerto Cabello, Port of Spain, Hong Kong.
The service will follow an eastbound around the world route first through the Pacific, then the Panama Canal, the Atlantic, the Cape of Good Hope and the Indian Ocean back to Asia.
CMA CGM will provide nine vessels for the service and CSCL one. The first sailing will be CMA CGM Jasper calling Hong Kong on 17 July.