CMA CGM has announced that it would upgrade the South Africa export coverage on Midas 1 service dedicated to India and Middle East Gulf destinations so as to serve South Africa exporters’ needs during the peak reefer season.
Effective December 22nd, 2017 with m/v ROBIN HUNTER, MIDAS 1 port rotation will include a direct weekly call at Cape Town for a reliable and competitive service offering:
Middle East Gulf destinations are reached with competitive transit times: Cape Town to Jebel Ali in 18 days, Khor Fakkan in 20 days and Dammam in 22 days
India Subcontinent destinations are served in direct with fast and reliable transit times: Mundra is reached from Cape Town in 23 days, Nhava Sheva in 25 days and Colombo in 28 days
South Africa coverage with Durban export call should resume in May 2018, the Westbound call remains unchanged.
MIDAS 1 port coverage:
Cape Town – Port Elizabeth – Jebel Ali – Khor Fakkan – Mundra – Nhava Sheva – Colombo – Durban – Pointe Noire – Apapa – Tincan/Lagos – Cotonou – Tema – Cape Town