CMA CGM announced the port coverage improvement of its SAMWAF service connecting Brazil and Plata area to West Africa and South Africa strategic markets.

As from February 16th, 2018 with m/v GERHARD SCHULTE, the lead product SAMWAF service operated with 6 vessels up to 3,800 TEU will have the following features:
  • SAMWAF will call the port of Itajai, Brazil on a weekly basis, in replacement of Navegantes
  • Argentina and Uruguay ports will be served on relay via Itajai
  • New rotation: Itajai - Paranagua - Santos - Rio de Janeiro - Cape Town - Durban - Port Elizabeth - Luanda - Pointe Noire - Itajai