FRENCH shipping giant CMA CGM has announced its new WAZZAN weekly service that will join Morocco to north west Africa and improve intra African coverage.
The service will start with the sailing of the 1,107-TEU Delmas Swala, the first of three-same size ships, on June 6 from Casablanca to Algeciras, Tangiers, Nouakchott, Dakar, Nouadhibou, Las Palmas and back to Casablanca.
CMA CGM will also shorten transit times between Mauritania, Senegal and Morocco by eight days. The previous transshipment calls being replaced by direct ones.
WAZZAN will also introduce a direct call from north west Africa and to Morocco and to the Spanish islands of Las Palmas of its coast.
It will also develop reefer service to Nouadhibou, Mauritania, allowing fish exports to intra-African and worldwide markets.
Source : HKSG.