CMA CGM offer new Baltic to Levant fast service for fruit and veg


CMA CGM has launched the Baltic Levant Express service offering a direct connection between Saint Petersburg and the Eastern Mediterranean region.

 Six 1,750- to 1,850-TEU vessels will rotate through Saint Petersburg, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Le Havre, Malta, Alexandria, Beirut, Mersin, Aliaga, Valencia, Cartagena, Tangiers, Tillbury, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Saint Petersburg.

CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group, is pleased to announce the launch of the new Baltic Levant Express service, offering some of the market’s best transit times, ideal for fruit and vegetable shipments.

The CMA CGM service links Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp and Le Havre to Alexandria, Beirut, Mersin and Aliaga, thus Alexandria is now directly linked to Le Havre in nine days.

Spanish citruses and vegetable producers will now benefit from new export solutions to Northern Europe thanks to new calls in Valencia and Cartagena. Transit times provided are among the best on the market: Cartagena is linked to Tilbury in only five days.

A global service offering transshipment opportunities towards worldwide markets.

Thanks to transshipment connections offered with other Group’s services in Valencia and Tangiers, West African, North American and South American markets are connected to the Eastern Mediterranean region with transit times shortened by a week and a single transshipment.