Three German ports of call, best transit times and enhanced intermodal now available for shippers

As the main player of the new OCEAN Alliance, the largest operational alliance in shipping, CMA CGM Group now offers exceptional maritime and logistics solutions for the German market. CMA CGM Group offers its customers an unmatched portfolio of highly reliable and fast services and three German ports of call, perfectly connected to the European hinterland via efficient intermodal solutions.

Three German ports of call

The German market benefits significantly from the improvements brought by OCEAN Alliance since April 1st. As part of CMA CGM’s FAL 5 service, that connects Germany with Singapore and China, customers can access an additional German port of call: The JadeWeserPort in Wilhelmshaven, allowing additional options and more flexibility.

Optimized services with the fastest transit times

Services improve significantly, both in terms of allocation and transit times.

Faster transit times to and from Chinese ports:

  • From Qingdao & Dalian to Hamburg: 36 and 38 days, respectively – the fastest transit time in the market on this link
  • From Hamburg to Shanghai: 31 days
  • From Hamburg to Dalian: 37 days

Faster transit times and increased capacity to North America:

  • From Bremerhaven to Charleston (Victory Service): 9 days – the fastest transit time in the market of this link
  • From Bremerhaven to New York (Liberty Service): 9 days
  • From Bremerhaven to Norfolk (Liberty Service): 12 days

Additional German port: JadeWeserPort in Wilhelmshaven

Increased capacity on Liberty Service

Optimized transshipment solutions to Northern Europe and the Baltics and improved multimodal solutions to the German and European hinterland

At a glance: CMA CGM in Germany

Three German ports of call: Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Wilhelmshaven

21 services

22 calls per week at German ports and additional calls of own and external feeder services to cover all Scandinavian and Baltic regions

Extensive transshipment and all-in multimodal solutions to the German and European hinterland:

  • Germany: Munich, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Kornwestheim, Ulm, Berlin, Leipzig, Bremen, Dortmund, Cologne, Mannheim
  • Europe: Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Switzerland, Poland,

6 Offices in Bremen, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and Stuttgart

Also responsible for the agencies in: Basel & Geneva in Switzerland, Bratislava in Slovakia, Prague in Czech Republic and Vienna in Austria

Excellent transshipment and multimodal solutions

Together with German short-sea expert OPDR, a CMA CGM subsidiary, the group provides excellent transshipment solutions from Hamburg, Bremerhaven and Wilhelmshaven to the rest of Northern Europe, the Baltic area and the Iberian Peninsula and Canary Islands. Moreover, customers of CMA CGM have access to a comprehensive multimodal network that perfectly connects the German and European hinterland. The three ports are linked, via block train connections, with German cities of Munich, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Kornwestheim, Ulm, Berlin, Leipzig, Bremen, Dortmund, Cologne and Mannheim. Highly reliable rail links with Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Switzerland and Poland round out this extraordinary intermodal offer. Combined with its extensive sea portfolio, CMA CGM therefore provides easy and tailor-made all-in solutions.

“With the start of the new OCEAN Alliance, we are able to further optimize our already very high-quality offer to our German customers. All these optimizations and improvements, combined with our highly skilled and service oriented staff, will strengthen CMA CGM’s position as one of the leading carriers in Germany,” said Reinhard Peschel, President of CMA CGM Central Europe Cluster: