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CMA CGM increases ambitions in West Africa

Countries on the African West Coast are part of the so-called lion economy including nations south of the Sahara with great growth potential. French CMA CGM is now accelerating the expansion in West Africa and upgrading the services to Europe, Asia, the Middle East and India.

French CMA CGM has taken another step in strengthening its ambitions in West Africa, where several of the container carrier's routes to other key partners such as Europe, Asia, the Middle East and India have been upgraded, the carrier writes.

As part of the expansion, CMA CGM has also added a new service between the Middle East, India and West Africa, which calls at seven ports on the West African coast from India and the Middle East. The port Nhava Sheva in India and Apapa in Nigeria have been added, while CMA CGM also handles a direct service between the markets in West Africa, India and the Middle East, which are operated in cooperation with Pacific International Lines, Pil.

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