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2014 Media Kit

CMA CGM: the only shipping line calling Buchanan port in Liberia

By: | at 05:21 PM | Liner Shipping  

The CMA CGM Group has announced the addition, on its PC north service, of a new direct call in Buchanan (Liberia), located 100km south of Monrovia, thus expanding its service opportunities in Africa and becoming the only shipping line calling Buchanan in 20 years.

This new call primarily responds to the needs for the export cargo of wood, rubber, palm oil and minerals produced in the area of Buchanan.

The CMA CGM Group will also serve Buchanan for import from worldwide on CMA CGM long haul services through the Tangiers hub.

As from March 2014, the CMA CGM PC North service full rotation will be as follows:

A service operating 4 vessels of 1 600 TEUs.

Tangiers (Fri) – Nouakchott (Fri) – Banjul (Sun) – Freetown (Wed) – Monrovia (Sat) – Buchanan (Wed) - Tangiers

The new call in Buchanan will start with MV Spero vge 8E025S on the March 24, 2014.