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CMA CGM to launch a new express shuttle service linking East Asia to Russian Far East

CMA CGM – SSL Short Sea Lines Division has announced the launching of RUFEX 5, a new Short Sea Intra Far East weekly service, deployed between China / South Korea and Russian Far East.

The new service has launched from the 30th week (26 July - 1 August), from the China ports, according to the carrier's announcement.

"This fourth operated loop linking the ports of Shanghai, Qingdao, Busan and Vostochny completing our RUFEX Product [on top of current RUFEX 1 & 2 + JRX] is aiming at optimising your worldwide supply chain dynamics to/from Russia," said the French line in its statement.

CMA CGM believes the new product will bring a consistent sustainable alternative to Russian hinterland flows using its multimodal solutions via the company's Russian Far East gateway with an additional frequency.

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CMA CGM will use two vessels, the 1,740TEU Songa Tiger and the 1,078TEU A Houou, on the service, which will have a rotation of 14 days.

The service rotation will be Shanghai - Qingdao - Vostochny (RUVYP) - Busan - Shanghai.

Shanghai to Vostochny will need six days, Qingdao to Vostochny four days, while Vostochny to Busan will need 1.5 days, according to a statement.

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