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CMA CGM launch world’s first 23 000 TEU container ship powered by LNG

Container ship.

PortandTerminal.com, September 22, 2020 MARSEILLE – Shipping line CMA CGM announced today that the JACQUES SAADE has joined its fleet. The company’s new flagship vessel is the first 23,000 TEU  container vessel in the world to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). It is also the first of a series of nine LNG powered 23,000 TEU container ships that …

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Port Of Halifax Welcomes Largest Box Ship In History To Call A Canadian Port

CMA CGM Brazil at PSA Halifax - Photo credit Steve Farmer.

PortandTerminal.com, September 10, 2020 At 1,200 feet in length, the CMA CGM Brazil would be the tallest structure east of Toronto if standing stern to bow HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – This morning, the largest containerized cargo vessel to call at a Canadian port arrived at the Port of Halifax. The CMA CGM Brazil, 366 metres (1,200 feet) length, 51 metres …

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CMA CGM Humanitarian Aid Ship Arrives In Beirut. Is Met by French President

CMA CGM ship arrives in Beirut

PortandTerminal.com, September 1, 2020 BEIRUT – A CMA CGM cargo ship filled with humanitarian supplies for Beirut, still staggering after last month’s horrific explosion at its port, arrived today at its destination. French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Port of Beirut today where the Aknoul, a CMA CGM roll-on-roll-off ship was unloading its cargo of emergency humanitarian supplies. Rodolphe Saadé, …

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CMA CGM launches “A Humanitarian Ship for Lebanon” to ship emergency aid to Beirut

PortandTerminal.com, August 13, 2020 Global shipping line CMA CGM, which has deep emotional ties to Lebanon, launches international relief initiative to send medical equipment and essential goods and products to Beirut. MARSEILLE, FRANCE – The CMA CGM Group, owner of the third-largest container shipping fleet in the world, has announced that it is launching a humanitarian project to help the people …

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CMA CGM Expects 15% Contraction in Second Quarter

Container ship at port. Container cranes.

BLOOMBERG, JUNE 9, 2020 By Antonio Vanuzzo and Tara Patel for Bloomberg – There will be little change to global supply chains in the aftermath of the coronavirus, at least in the short term, according to the Chief Financial Officer of the world’s third-largest container company. Marseille-based CMA CGM expects to see a 15% volume contraction in the second quarter, …

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CMA CGM to Raise $2 Billion for CEVA Logistics Takeover

November 25, 2019 by Reuters By Gus Trompiz PARIS, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Shipping group CMA CGM said it planned to raise $2 billion to help finance its takeover of CEVA Logistics, with half the cash coming from selling port assets to its joint venture with China Merchants Port Holdings Co. France-based CMA CGM, the world’s fourth-largest container shipping company, bought CEVA …

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Climate change: Speed limits for ships can have ‘massive’ benefits

PortandTerminal.com, November 11, 2019 Shipping generates roughly 3% of the global total of warming gases – that’s roughly the same quantity as emitted by Germany. One way to reduce its CO2 impact on the world is “Slow Steaming”, aka setting speed limits for vessels LONDON, ENGLAND – Most of the world’s governments will have delegations in London this week for the …

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CMA CGM targets e-commerce with Wing investment

PortandTerminal.com, October 30, 2019 The CMA CGM Group is expanding its logistics footprint by investing in Wing, an urban e-commerce logistics company MARSEILLE, FRANCE – The CMA CGM Group is expanding its logistics footprint by investing in Wing, an urban e-commerce logistics company. The container shipping giant, which is headquartered in France, has “taken a position” in Wing for an …

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Some companies don’t care about the Arctic. We’re going to start calling them out

If any CMA CGM or Hapag-Lloyd managers are reading this, we would like to offer you one month’s free advertising on PortandTerminal.com as our small way of saying thank you for your courage. DP World? It’s going to cost you triple. PortandTerminal.com, October 6, 2019 MOSCOW – While some major shipping companies are outspokenly refusing to ship cargo through the …

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Hapag-Lloyd ships will not use Arctic Sea Routes

PortandTerminal.com, October 4, 2019 German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd will not use the Arctic shipping passages which are now open as the sea ice in the Arctic is melting. “Hapag-Lloyd does not use the Northwest Passage or the Northeast Passage as shipping routes right now, nor are there any plans to do so in the future,” Jörg Erdmann, Senior Director Sustainability at …

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