Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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Box Carriers Tie Up on Asia-Indian Liner Service

APL, Maersk and OOCL on Tuesday announced a new cooperation on three existing Far East to Indian Subcontinent services beginning in February 2014.

January 14, 2014
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Monday, October 21, 2013
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P3 Mega-carriers Play Down the Impact of the Alliance on Key Shipping Trades

By Gavin van Marle, Apparently wary of igniting the wrath of skeptical shippers or prodding the regulatory bodies, the prospective partners in the P3 alliance seem determined to downplay the...

October 21, 2013
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Monday, September 30, 2013
Fire Incidents

Fire Reported on CMA CGM Containership Off Table Bay, South Africa

Crews in South Africa responded over weekend to a fire that broke out in the cargo hold of a fully-laden containership which was at anchor just off the Port of Table Bay near Cape Town.

September 30, 2013
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Monday, August 5, 2013
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CMA CGM to Upgrade Fleet With Marlink’s WaveCall VSAT

OSLO – Marlink has been chosen by the CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping group, to upgrade the majority of its fleet to WaveCall, Marlink’s standardized Ku-band...

August 5, 2013
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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Maersk Wins as Biggest Shipping Alliance to Boost Profit

A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S and its two main rivals may have their best chance yet to boost profit, say European shipping investors and banks. The key: joining forces to create the largest container alliance in history.

July 3, 2013
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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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World’s Largest Container Shippers Plan Monster Alliance

The world's three biggest container shipping companies, including Maersk Line, have agreed to share vessels in a bid to minimize losses caused by over capacity and falling freight rates.

June 18, 2013
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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – Towing the World’s Largest Containership

At 396-meters long and weighing in at a 250,000 tonnes, you’d think that having to do an emergency tow of the world’s largest containership would be no easy task. As...

March 13, 2013
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Monday, February 18, 2013
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CMA CGM Wins Support from Banks, Bonds Outpace Peers

CMA CGM SA’s bonds rallied seven times faster than peers in the past week after the third-biggest container line won support from banks to loosen debt terms, bolstering plans for...

February 18, 2013
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Global Container Shippers View Significant Growth Opportunity in Turkey

By Evrim Ergin ISTANBUL, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Top global shipping lines are looking to expand operations in Turkey to some of its fast-growing private ports to tap into strong...

February 13, 2013
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Friday, January 25, 2013
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CMA CGM Frees up $533 Million in Cash, Sells Stake in Terminal Link

PARIS–CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping company, Friday said it sold a 49% stake in its port operator Terminal Link to China Merchants for 400 million euros ($533 million)...

January 25, 2013
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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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CMA CGM to Present IPO on Paris Stock Exchange

By Ivana Sekularac ZEEBRUGGE, Belgium – CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container group, plans to list shares on the Paris Stock Exchange to get easier access to financing as low...

December 18, 2012
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Friday, December 14, 2012

Ship Photos of The Day – CMA CGM Marco Polo in Hamburg

On December 12, 2012, aka 121212, the world’s largest containership by teu capacity, CMA CGM Marco Polo, called on the port of Hamburg, marking the record setting ship’s first ever...

December 14, 2012
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Monday, December 3, 2012
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CMA CGM’s Marco Polo Transits the Suez [IMAGES/VIDEO]

The world’s largest containership, CMA CGM’s M/V Marco Polo transited the Suez Canal over the weekend while on her maiden voyage from the Far East to Europe and back.  Her...

December 3, 2012
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Friday, November 16, 2012

CMA CGM Marco Polo: Master and Chief Engineer On What It’s Like to Command the World’s Largest Containership

At 396 meters and the capacity to hold an astonishing 16,020 TEUs, the CMA CGM Marco Polo is now officially the world’s largest containership. The vessel was delivered to the CMA...

November 16, 2012
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Monday, November 12, 2012
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Engineering News

CMA CGM’s Marco Polo is Now the World’s Largest Containership

The Emma Maersk and her E-class of sister containerships have had their day in the sun, but there’s now an even bigger kid on the block named Marco Polo sporting...

November 12, 2012
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Thursday, July 5, 2012
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CMA CGM Sells Off Luxury Cruise Business to Private Equity Firm

Bridgepoint and CMA CGM Group, with its parent company Merit, announced today that they have signed a formal agreement whereby Bridgepoint will acquire French luxury cruise line operator, and CGM...

July 5, 2012
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Monday, July 2, 2012

CMA CGM Sells Luxury Cruise Ship Arm

Container shipping giant CMA CGM announced plans Monday to sell it’s luxury cruise line La Compagnie du Ponant to a European private equity firm. Acquired by CMA CGM in 2006,...

July 2, 2012
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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

CMA CGM Announces a New Agreement with CSCL and UASC on the Asia – Middle East Line

As part of this agreement with CSCL and UASC, CMA CGM announces the reorganisation of its CIMEX 1 service on the Asia-Middle East market as from February 2nd 2012. The new...

January 31, 2012
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Saturday, January 7, 2012

Container Shipping Companies – The Ten Largest Visualized

UDPATED: January 2012 The data visualization above represents the worlds 10 largest container shipping companies by TEU capacity. WORLD TEU CAPACITY: 15,899,687 For those who prefer more traditional data we...

January 7, 2012
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Press Releases

CMA CGM and OOCL Team Up

CMA CGM is pleased to announce it will enter into partnership with OOCL on its ANZEX service deployed on the New Zealand to Far East Trade as from the end...

December 14, 2011
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