Photo: CMA CGM
The two shipping companies have established a joint service by signing a vessel sharing agreement.
As of October 2017, CMA CGM's PAD and SEATRADE's MERIDIAN will be combined in one weekly service, having the following rotation – Zeebrugge, London Gateway, Rotterdam, Dunkerque, Le Havre, New York, Savannah, Kingston, Cartagena, Papeete, Noumea, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Nelson, Napier, Tauranga, Pisco, Paita, Kingston, and Philadelphia.
As much as 13 ships of 2,200-2,500 TEU capacity will be deployed on this new line (six belonging to CMA CGM, six to SEATRADE, and one to MARFRET), each with minimum 600 reefer plugs on-board.
Global Port & Marine Operations - 11th International Harbour Masters Congress 25-28 June 2018 UK/London