CMA CGM Takes Second Guyanamax Boxship

French container line CMA CGM took delivery of the CMA CGM Marseille, the second container ship in its three-vessel Guyanamax series, from South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard on July 29.

This 2,100 TEU vessel is 190 meters long, 30 meters wide, and will sail under the flag of the United Kingdom.

The CMA CGM Marseille will be positioned on the North Europe-French Guiana-North Brazil (NEFGUI) line. This 42-day rotation joins directly North of Europe, the Caribbean, French Guyana and North Brazil each week.

The vessel will call: Algeciras, Rotterdam, Tillbury, Rouen, Le Havre, Philipsburg, Port of Spain, Degrad des Cannes, Belem, Fortaleza, Natal and Algeciras.

The Guyanamax series is composed of the CMA CGM Cayenne, delivered on July 21, the CMA CGM Marseille, and the CMA CGM Saint Laurent, scheduled for delivery in September.

All three vessels will be positioned on the NEFGUI line, increasing its capacity by 18%.