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CMA CGM shuts down bookings from Asia to Europe until the end of December

The overheated container market makes France's CMA CGM close down for bookings from Asia to North Europe until the end of December, says the company in an update to its customers.

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French container major CMA CGM closes down for bookings on container freight from Asia to Europe until the end of December due to the extreme situation on the container market, says the company in a notice to its customers.

"Due to strong demand on containers out of Asia, accumulated backlog over the last weeks, and in order to meet your shipping needs, CMA CGM informs you (…) about a temporary booking stop on the Asia-North Europe trade for weeks 49, 50, and 51. The booking stop concerns all trades," writes CMA CGM.

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