CMA CGM empowers West Coast Central America network with new service

December 16 2021 Print This Article

CMA CGM is pleased to announce the launch of the NEW TIKAL 2, a complementary service to the current NEW TIKAL, offering optimized connections from/to WEST COAST CENTRAL AMERICA.

With this new loop, CMA CGM becomes a vessel operator on the trade, and they enhance their allocation to match customers’ strong demand from/to Acajutla and Puerto Quetzal.

Service will start in January 2022.
NEW TIKAL 2 main features will be the following:

-  Frequency: Weekly

-  Rotation: 3 vessels (21 days) | Lazaro Cardenas – Manzanillo (MX) – Puerto Quetzal – Acajutla – Corinto – San Lorenzo – Puerto Quetzal – Lazaro Cardenas

-  Transit times SB: Lazaro Cardenas to Acajutla: 7 days | Manzanillo to Puerto Quetzal: 11 days

-  First sailing SB: ETD 25/01 Lazaro Cardenas

-  First sailing NB: ETD 08/02 San Lorenzo