Striving for continuous improvement in their service offer on the trade Europe and Mediterranean to West Africa strategic markets, CMA CGM introduces its new product Guinea Gulf Express (GGX) service in complement of the current 6 weekly services.
The new Guinea Gulf Express is the second service from Gibraltar hubs linking European, Med and North America to Tema, Ghana, Nigeria Lagos port and Conakry, Guinea. It will respond to customers’ needs with efficient transit times.
Significant transit time improvement up to 12 days to Tema, 10 days to Tin Can Lagos and 2 days to Conakry. Tema is reached from Antwerp in 19 days, Tin Can Lagos in 22 days and Conakry in 14 days. In Med, Genoa will benefit from a transit time of 18 days to Tema, 21 days to Nigeria and 13 days to Conakry. In the USA, Houston to Tema in 36 days, Tin Can in 39 days and Conakry in 31 days.
The service will be fully operated by the CMA CGM Group. The fleet deployment will include four vessels of 2,500 TEU nominal capacity, and have a port rotation of Tangier – Algeciras – Conakry – Tema – Tin Can Lagos – Tangier. The launch date for the GGX is set at November 5th, 2019.
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