EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven has received a new weekly transatlantic service, jointly launched by shipping lines CMA CGM, Hamburg Süd and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).
The new pendulum service that links Asia, the Caribbean, the US East coast and Northern Europe was inaugurated in Bremenhaven on May 27th with the arrival of CPO Miami containership.
The containership features a length of 262 metres and a transport capacity of 4,255 TEUs.
The route is Qingdao, Ningbo, Shanghai, Pusan, Cartagena, Savannah, Charleston, Norfolk, New York, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremerhaven, Le Havre, Southampton, New York, Norfolk, Charleston, Savannah, Cartagena, Qingdao.
The service will operate with a total of 15 ships in the 3,800/4,800 TEU class, nine to be provided by CMA CGM, five by Hamburg Süd and one by UASC.
“Just a few months after the successful launch of our LIBERTY SOLO service, the CMA CGM Group is now extending its portfolio with the addition of another transatlantic service. To reflect the growing demand on the Europe – North America market, we are pleased about the successful start of our new VESPUCCI service, which will enable us to continue to meet the needs of our customers, moving forward,” said Reinhard Peschel, Managing Director of CMA CGM (Deutschland) GmbH.