CMA CGM has announced the launch of the New CIMEX 2 service linking Asia/China to India and Pakistan, according to Exim News Service. The New CIMEX 2, operated in partnership with Maersk Line, aims at providing customers with a high-quality service due to its following salient features:
The fastest transit times on the market (15 days between Shanghai and Port Pipavav).
The most reliable and modern fleet on this trade, comprising 6 vessels with homogeneous capacity of 5,500- TEU each.
A large and attractive port coverage.
Balanced eastbound/westbound connections covering the Asia/Indian Subcontinent/Asia trades.
Access to ICDs in Dadri and Nhava Sheva offering connections to all inland destinations in India.
The service will complete the existing coverage of the CMA CGM Group on the Asia, Middle East Gulf and India markets, according to a release.
The new rotation, commencing in Kwangyang on June 13, is as follows: Kwangyang, Busan, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Da Chan Bay, Tanjung Pelepas, Colombo, Pipavav, Nhava Sheva, Port Qasim, Port Klang, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Hong Kong, Kwangyang.
"The Asia to India/Pakistan trade—linking the two economies with the highest populations in the world—is currently expanding. This trend is likely to continue and we therefore decided to develop the New CIMEX 2 to keep pace with our customers’ needs and support the development of their activities on these markets," explained Mr Ludovic Rozan, Vice-President of CMA CGM Asia.