CMA CGM to launch Turkey Med Express (TMX)

September 09 2020 Print This Article

CMA CGM is pleased to announce the implementation of a new Shortsea Med service, the faster ever maritime bridge between Western Turkey & West Med: TMX – TURKEY MED EXPRESS starting as from Friday, September 18th, 2020 ex Gebze port.

-  This sustainable option aiming at optimizing your transportation lead-time, the frequency* and   the costs is a consistent alternative to traditional Truck flows.

-  The strong intermodal network combined with shortened vessels port stay (< 10 hrs), Express Terminal Gate in / Cut off and a special container equipment fleet of 45’ Pallet Wide will foster an optimized supply chain dynamic. As an example : Door-to-Door Izmir → Valencia would be possible within 5 days lead-time.

-  This Turkey → Spain / France Express service will provide new gateway possibilities to route the cargo destined to other Western Europe locations (Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Holland).

*NB : This service will come in addition to our already existing service MARMARA EXPRESS.

TMX features are the following:

-  Fleet : 2 vessels x 750 - 800 TEUS nominal capacity


-  Frequency : WEEKLY

- 1st W/B call - ETA GEBZE: Friday September 18th, 2020 - Voy. 0KF01W1MA

- 1st E/B call - ETA VALENCIA: Thursday September 24th, 2020 - Voy. 0KF02E1MA