October 07, 2014: In order to meet the best African and Indian customers' needs, CMA CGM Group is pleased to launch a new call on the Swahili service at Nhava Sheva NSCIT Terminal. This call will join directly India and Africa every week.
The Swahili service will offer: 1.Fast transit times that will directly join every week: Mombasa, the African largest market, to India within 14 days.
2. Nacala in Mozambique to India within 13 days and Zanzibar in Tanzania to India within 18 days, thanks to this only direct service for exports available on the market between those ports.
3. A railway connection to ICD and business areas in India, including Dadri, Ludhiana, Tughlakabad, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Jaipur and Jodhpur.
4. A direct access from India to Africa thanks to bespoke intermodal solutions in Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Rwanda and Zambia, allowing flexible door-to-door options
The Swahili service loop, deploying a seven 2,800 TEU fleet, will be as follows: Nhava Sheva – Jebel Ali – Khor Fakkan – Mombasa – Dar Es Salaam – Zanzibar – Nacala – Nhava Sheva.The first voyage will start on October, 9th 2014 with M/V Bella.