FRENCH shipping giant CMA CGM has enhanced its service in East Africa with improvements in its product connecting Asia to Kenya and neighbouring countries.
Starting July 5, 2018, its Asea Kenya
service "will offer a direct link from China to Mombasa and vice versa,"
the shipping line said in a statement.
Kenya will be reached on direct basis from Shanghai in 23 days, Ningbo
22 days and Shekou 19 days. Reefer cargo from Ningbo and Shekou will
benefit of improved transit time by seven days.
The shipping line also said that there will be "excellent service on
land to Kenya domestic destination and cross border to Uganda and
Rwanda. Export from Kenya will have a very competitive and direct
service to China, to Shanghai in 21 days," the statement added.
ASEA Kenya port rotation: Shanghai, Ningbo, Shekou, Singapore, Tanjung
Pelepas, Port Kelang, Colombo, Mombasa, Colombo, Port Kelang, Tanjung
Pelepas, Singapore and returing to Shanghai.