CMA CGM sets a new world record
The world's first LNG-powered containership with a capacity of 23,000 containers, CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE, has set a world record for the number of full containers loaded on a single ship.
On her departure from Singapore on Monday , October 12th, the new flagship of the CMA CGM Group brought a record 20,723 full containers.
CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE is now on its maiden voyage on the iconic French Asia Line (FAL 1) of the CMA CGM Group, linking Asia with Europe, after joining the Group's fleet on 22 September. For 84 days, this line offers a weekly service consisting of 13 calls. It was when CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE made its call in Singapore that, in terms of the amount of containers borne on a single ship, it broke the world record.
Because of its revolutionary technology, CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE, already assured of its place in history, is now a record breaker and symbolises the operational, commercial and environmental excellence of the CMA CGM Group.
In order to bring customers new maritime, inland and logistics technologies, CMA CGM actively innovates.
With a presence on every continent and in 160 countries through its network of 755 offices and 750 warehouses, the company hires more than 110,000 people worldwide, of whom 2,400 are based in Marseille.
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