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October 8, 2019

CMA CGM Set to Launch Guinea Gulf Express

Map: CMA CGM

Map: CMA CGM

French container transportation and shipping company CMA CGM plans to introduce its new product GUINEA GULF EXPRESS (GGX) service in complement of the current 6 weekly services as part of improving its  offer on the trade Europe and Mediterranean to West Africa strategic markets.

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 provide perfect answers to Customers’ needs with transit times amongst the best on the market, the shipping giant claimed.

"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," it said.

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, it added.

Port rotation: Tangier – Algeciras – Conakry – Tema – Tin Can Lagos – Tangier

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