Date: 11/06/2024

CMA CGM to enhance its NWUK & SCUK services

CMA CGM has announced significant enhancements to its NWUK and SCUK services connecting Spain via the port of Bilbao with Ireland, the UK and the Netherlands, effective from June 21, 2024. These improvements not only aim to serve customers better but also demonstrate the line’s dedication to expanding and strengthening its short sea door-to-door product across Europe, highlighted a release.
To guarantee unparalleled schedule reliability, it is deploying an additional vessel and operating 4 services with 5 vessels. This unique market offering from Bilbao to the UK and the North West continent is designed to meet customer needs with precision and efficiency.
Service enhancements include:
* Reliability Boosted: Now with five vessels in rotation, ensuring four reliable departures weekly from Bilbao.
* Predictable Schedule: Count on its consistent, fixed-day departures.
* Increased Liverpool Trips: Three weekly sailings to Liverpool for enhanced service.
* Efficient Transhipment: Quick connections at Rotterdam to Scandinavia and the Baltics.
* Dublin Specialisation: Departures optimised for the fast transit of perishables.
* Extensive Rail Network: Network of block trains from key areas in Spain to Bilbao.
* Ample Container Access: High availability of both ambient and reefer 45 HCPW containers.
* Comprehensive Logistics: Benefit from out cross-docking and warehousing services.
* Friendly Shipping: More sustainable than road transport, reducing environmental impact.
The new rotation begins with m/v ENCOUNTER departing from Bilbao on 21/06. 

Source : Our Correspondent