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CMA CGM to upgrade AFEX service

CMA CGM is to upgrade the quality of its AFEX service connecting West Africa to Asia for the export of cashew nuts from Benin and Ghana.

“To respond to our customers’ needs for a direct weekly service from Benin and Ghana to Vietnam, Vung Tau direct call will be inserted in the rotation, effective May 11th, 2019 with m/v KMARIN AZUR voy. 08Y2WE1MA,” CMA CGM says in its announcement.

This additional call in Vietnam is planned for the entire season of the cashew nuts, expected to end in Ghana and Benin late June / beginning July. The last call in Vung Tau is scheduled ETA August 3rd, 2019.

Transit times to Vietnam are premium. Vung Tau is reached from Tema in 32 days, from Cotonou in 35 days. Ho Chi Minh will be served by barge via Vung Tau with an additional 3 days.

Rotation Eastbound: Lome – Tema – Cotonou – Walvis Bay – Tanjung Pelepas – Vung Tau – Shanghai – Ningbo – Fuqing/Fuzhou – Kaohsiung – Nansha – Singapore – Tanjung Pelepas – Lome





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