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CMA CGM is alone among European carriers with discount scheme for US ports

Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd have no current plans to go down the same road as CMA CGM, which has just implemented a discount scheme for importers at the major terminals in Los Angeles and Long Beach to address the problem of bottlenecks.

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For now, there are no plans to implement a similar rebate scheme at Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd to the one recently introduced by CMA CGM at the major terminals in Los Angeles and Long Beach, the two carriers tell ShippingWatch.

On Tuesday, the French container line launched a scheme meant to get importers to pick up their containers from the hard-pressed terminals earlier.

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