CMA CGM’s Ethiopian services have been upgraded in thanks to new strategic calls added on to its Mediterranean Express (MEX) and Red Sea Express (REX) services, as well as the development of its intermodal offerings between Djibouti and Ethiopia.
Djibouti Link to Strengthen Inland Transportation
A large majority of cargo destined for the landlocked Ethiopian market transits through the Djibouti Dolareh Container Terminal.
CMA CGM Group has developed its Ethiopian intermodal transportation solutions by serving 6 key inland destinations – Addis Ababa, Mekele, Nefas Meewcha, Gibe, Shashemene, and Jinga – in partnership with local stakeholders.
Djibouti gateway links Ethiopia market to Asia, Europe and Middle East with new calls on MEX1 and REX2 services
CMA CGM adds a new Djibouti call on both its MEX1 and REX2 services directly linking the country to Asian, European and Middle Eastern markets. Djibouti is the natural main gateway for Ethiopia, one of the most economically promising countries in the Horn of Africa.
A new call in Djibouti has been added on Asia to South Europe MEX1 line and twelve 9,400 to 11,400 TEU-capacity vessels are deployed on the following rotation: Valencia, Barcelona, Fos sur Mer, Malta, Damietta, Beirut, Jeddah, Jebel Ali, Port Kelang, Xiamen, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Nansha, Yantian, Ho Chi Minh, Port Kelang, Djibouti, Malta and Valencia.
Djibouti is served on the Asia to Red Sea REX2 service and includes eight 8,200 to 9,900 TEU-capacity vessels deployed on the following rotation: Shanghai, Ningbo, Kaosiung, Shekou, Singapour, Jeddah, Ain Sukhna, Aqaba, Jeddah, Djibouti, Port Kelang, Singapour and Shanghai.