In order to improve the coverage of the North Europe – Mediterranean trade and coinciding with a growing existing demand, the CMA CGM Group has announced the extension of its FEMEX service in the Black Sea with the addition of 3 new calls in Samsun (Turkey), Novorossiysk (Russia) and Constanta (Romania).
The CMA CGM Group will become the only shipping line offering a direct coverage into the Black Sea region from / to North Europe.
The new FEMEX service will also link, via its 2 hub ports of Malta and Tangiers, CMA CGM worldwide services with Black Sea ports. This will enable the Group to offer its customers yet a wider coverage and fastest transit time.
Moreover, import transit time into Thessaloniki will be improved by 5 days, as this will be the first port of call of the southbound rotation beyond Malta
The new rotation, as follows, will start from Hamburg on the 20th February with CMA CGM Lavender:
Hamburg – Antwerp – Southampton – Tangiers – Malta –Thessaloniki – Gebze – Ambarli – Haydarpasa – Samsun – Novorossiysk – Constanta – Ambarli – Gebze – Gemlik – Aliaga – Malta – Tangiers – Casablanca