CMA CGM to launch Round the Africa service (RTA)

July 06, 2020

Striving for continuous improvement in our service offer to West Africa strategic markets, CMA CGM is pleased to introduce its new product Round the Africa (RTA) service in complement of the current existing 31 services to Sub Saharan Africa.

Round The Africa is the unique product available on the market direct from Asia to Senegal and Sierra Leone with best transit time.

Dakar is reached weekly from Ningbo in 35 days, from Nansha in 32 days. Freetown is reached in 35 days from Nansha. The service offer to Tema is improved with 3 weekly departures.

Our exporters from West Africa will benefit of excellent transit time and direct service to China. Shanghai is reached in 29 days from Abidjan, 31 days from Tema, 36 days from Freetown and 39 days from Dakar.

Round the Africa service features are the following:

• Service fully operated by CMA CGM

• Fleet deployment of 11 vessels of 4,200 TEU nominal capacity

• Rotation: Shanghai - Ningbo - Nansha - Singapore - Malta - Tanger - Dakar - Freetown - Tema - Abidjan - Port Kelang - Shanghai

• Launch date : July 25, 2020 at Shanghai


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CMA CGM press release