CMA CGM Extends its East Coast South America - West Coast Africa Service SAMWAF
With immediate effect, CMA CGM extends its East Coast South America – West Coast Africa service SAMWAF by adding a new port call at Tema, which is the largest of Ghana’s two ports. The service currently deploys 3 vessels on a 14 day-frequency and a 42 day-rotation. The new port rotation will be inaugurated on 17th March by the 1,700 TEU vessel ATOUT. Maersk is currently slotting on CMA CGM’s SAMWAF and brands this service WAFEX.
CMA CGM already operates two services calling at Tema, one being the Mediterranean – West Africa service PC CENTRE, the other being the Asia – West Africa service AFEX which is jointly operated by Maersk.
SAMWAF/WAFEX: Buenos Aires - Rio Grande - Itajai - Santos - Abidjan – Tema (new) - Pointe Noire - Luanda - Buenos Aires.
AFEX: Ningbo - Shanghai - Fuzhou - Nansha - Tanjung Pelepas - Port Kelang - Lome - Tema - Abidjan - Tanjung Pelepas - Ningbo
PC CENTRE: Tanger med - Dakar - Tema - Cotonou - Douala - Dakar - Tanger med