CMA CGM Group is proud to announce that the CMA CGM Jules Verne, the world’s largest containership in terms of capacity (16 000 TEU) , begins its first voyage tomorrow, Friday, May 3nd, in Busan, South Korea. The CMA CGM JULES VERNE, was build in South Korea, at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering shipyard.
Operated on the emblematic line of the worldwide shipping Group, the « French Asia Line » (FAL 1), the CMA CGM Jules Verne will call at Busan, Qingdao, Ningbo, Shanghai, Xiamen, Hong-Kong, Chiwan, Yantian, Port Kelang, Suez, Malta, Marseille, Tanger, Southampton, Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Rotterdam, Zeebrudge, Le Havre, Malta, Suez, Khor Al Fakkan, Jebel Ali, Port Kelang, Ningbo.
FAL operates the largest vessels of the CMA CGM fleet and offers its customers a fixed-day, weekly connection between Central and South China, the main exporting zones of the country, and Northern Europe. The direct service to Southampton and to Hamburg offers European importers the fastest transit times of the market.