Here some news on the CMA solo service to come in January 2015:
Customer Advisory #120 – 2014
New Liberty Solo Service
Effective January 2015
Dear Valued Customer,
We are pleased to announce our NEW LIBERTY SOLO Service to and from North Europe to US East Coast that will be effective in January 2015. This new service will
offer a port rotation of Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremerhaven, Le Havre, New York, Norfolk, Savannah, Charleston, Antwerp.
After several years of Slot Charter arrangements with various operators, and taking advantage of the positive outlook of the trans-Atlantic trade, we have decided to start a stand-alone service.
This new LIBERTY SOLO Service will also complement our VICTORY BRIDGE service covering the US South Atlantic and US Gulf/Mexico ports, the new LIBERTY SOLO
service will offer weekly sailings between North Europe and USEC including the North Atlantic ports of New York and Norfolk.
The new service pattern will be the following:
Fleet of vessels
o A fleet of 5 vessels, 1700 teus nominal in the first stage, all operated solely by CMA CGM.
o The Vessels will also have a minimum of 300 reefer plugs.
ROTATION in 36 days with following port coverage :
Antwerp – Rotterdam – Bremerhaven – Le Havre – New York – Norfolk – Savannah – Charleston – New York and back to Antwerp.
o Please see below details and transit-time.
o Depending on the exact transition schedules from our current Liberty services, we expect the new LIBERTY SOLO service to launch during the 3rd week of January 2015.