CMA CGM to connect Turkey, Spain, France and Algeria with new service

June 01 2022 Print This Article

As there are always BETTER WAYS to address a market, CMA CGM – Short Sea Lines Division is pleased to announce our TMX 1.2 service launching as from WEEK 23, the faster ever maritime bridge between TURKEY | SPAIN | FRANCE | ALGERIA.

This new weekly Pendulum service (starting ex Ambarli on June 8th, 2022 with m/v “CONTSHIP FUN”) is resulting from a re-shuffling of their SSL INTRAMED services. Our TMX product is composed out of 4 loops [TMX 1 ; TMX 1.2 ; TMX 2 ; TMX 3]

Main features are the following:

-  Fleet : 3 vessels x 1,100 TEUS avg. nominal capacity


-  Frequency : WEEKLY

-  1st call Ambarli: Wed. 8/6/2022 | 1st call Barcelona: 15/6 | 1st call Marseille: 17/6 | 1st call Bejaia: 20/6 | 1st call Annaba: 22/6

-  Ocean TRANSIT TIME references : Aliaga to Barcelona in 4 days, to Marseille in 6 days, to Bejaia in 9 days ; Marseille to Bejaia in 1 day

- This WEST TURKEY → SPAIN / FRANCE Express service will provide new gateway possibilities to route your cargo destined to other Western Europe locations (Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands etc).

-  This greener option aiming at optimizing your transportation lead-time, your frequency and your costs is a consistent alternative to traditional Truck flows from Turkey to Western Europe.

-  Our strong intermodal network combined with shortened vessels port stay (< 12 hrs), Express Terminal Gate in/Cut off and a special container equipment fleet of 45’ Pallet Wide will foster an optimized supply chain dynamic.

-  At last, this Pendulum Service will provide the fastest transit times from TURKEY / SPAIN / FRANCE to ALGERIA