FRENCH transportation monster CMA CGM’s new NC Levant Express help connecting Hamburg with the Turkish ports of Mersin and Iskenderun was dispatched a week ago with the appearance of the CMA CGM White Shark in Hamburg.

A sum of five containerships with opening limits of between 3,800 und 4,200 TEU are conveyed on the week by week services took care of in Hamburg by Eurogate Container Terminal.

After Hamburg, the ports called are: Antwerp, Le Havre, Tangier, Malta, Alexandria, Damietta, Beirut, Mersin, Iskenderun, Algeciras, Southampton and Rotterdam.

Peter Wolf, CEO of CMA CGM (Deutschland) said the new expedited services offers alluring travel times and magnificent chances for transport between two significant Turkish ports, the Eastern Med and five key ports in Europe.

“Hamburg is its northern center point, magnificently situated with its thick organization of feeder servicess. Import and fare cargoes can quickly be shipped onto or from feeders with Scandinavia and different nations in the Baltic district for forward shipment,” Mr Wolf said .Regardless of limitations brought about by the crown pandemic, container services among Hamburg and Turkish ports have resisted the pattern and kept on developing. In the initial 3/4 of 2020, an aggregate of 114,000 TEU were taken care of in Hamburg in container traffic with ports in Turkey, a 18.8 percent expansion.

“We are pleased to have this new liner services in the Port of Hamburg. The pattern in seaborne unfamiliar exchange with Turkey is incredibly sure. Indeed, even before crown, in 2019 container transport among Hamburg and Turkey at 132,000 TEU, and seaborne freight treatment of 2.2 million tons, set another dealing with record. We are additionally anticipating a new record for 2020,” says Axel Mattern, joint CEO of Port of Hamburg promoting.

A sum of nine liner services associate Hamburg with ports in Turkey. These comprise of six container service, two multi-reason services and one vehicle service. Contingent upon heading and revolution, travel times among Hamburg and the Turkish ports are somewhere in the range of ten and 14 days.