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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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Jacques Saadé: Founder of CMA CGM and Immigrant

PortandTerminal.com, May 31, 2019 Jacques Saadé, Founder and Chairman of CGM, the world’s third largest container line, was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1937. When he died in 2018, aged 81, in his adopted country of France, Saadé left his beloved creation, CMA CGM, a global powerhouse in shipping. CMA CGM today is present in 160 countries, serving 420 ports, with 505 …

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