CMA CGM reshuffles Europe-West Africa links

French container shipping company CMA CGM has amended the port rotation of the EURAF 3 and WAZZAN services which connect Europe to West Africa.

Starting on September 23, 2016, EURAF 3, operated with three vessels of 1,800 TEU, will add a weekly direct call at Banjul (Gambia) in its rotation.

The containership Cala Paguro was scheduled to depart Tangiers (Morocco) on September 23, with an estimated time of arrival in Banjul on October 8.

The new port coverage of the EURAF 3 will include ports of Tangiers (Morocco), Algeciras (Spain), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Conakry (Guinea), Monrovia (Liberia), Banjul (Gambia) and Tangiers.

The current Banjul call on WAZZAN service will be discontinued as from M/V Delmas Swala voyage, starting its rotation in Casablanca, with an estimated time of departure on September 25.

In addition, a service improvement to the WAZZAN service includes a direct Southbound call at Las Palmas (Spain), effective October 13, 2016.

The new port coverage of the WAZZAN service will be as follows: Casablanca (Morocco), Algeciras (Spain), Tangiers (Morocco) (connection Worldwide / ECSA), Las Palmas Southbound (Spain), Nouakchott (Mauritania), Dakar (Senegal),  Nouadhibou (Mauritania), Casablanca.



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