Container giant chooses Copenhagen Malmö Port

On 15 January 2010, the third largest container company in the world, CMA CMG, put in at the quay in Copenhagen for the first time with the container ship “Electron”.

“CMA CMG, a long-term customer at Copenhagen Malmö Port, has decided to inaugurate its own feeder in Copenhagen. This is a really exciting measure, which we at Copenhagen Malmö Port welcome very warmly. The weekly arrival using the new feeder route is an asset for the port,” says Brian Kristensen, General Manager, Container.

CMA CMG uses a feeder ship with a capacity of 659 TEU on the route, which originates in Hamburg and puts in at Fredericia, Halmstad, Copenhagen and Stettin.

French shipping company, CMA CMG, is one of the really major operators within the container industry. It controls more than 360 ships with capacities from 133 to 13,000 TEU, with a collective capacity of 1.7 million TEU.

In 2008, the company transported approx. 8.9 million TEU to 400 ports, distributed throughout 150 countries worldwide. CMA CMG employs 16,400 people, of whom 4,000 are based in France, and has a turnover of approx. USD 15 billion.
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