Discover the exclusive pictures of the CMA CGM JULES VERNE arrival in Marseilles. A unique even for both the collaborators of the CMA CGM Tower and the people living in Marseilles :
The CMA CGM JULES VERNE arrival
9h30 : For now it’s an almost usual monday morning for the CMA CGM collaborators of Marseilles’ head office. Everyone knows the CMA CGM JULES VERNE is coming, but the shipping world doesn’t wait, and the CMA CGM Tower is active as ever.
10h00 : The collaborators receive an email. The CMA CGM JULES VERNE has been spotted in the horizon ! Earlier than expected ! It only takes a few minutes for the whole tower to know about it. People are rushing towards the windows and get a look at the giant. It is so far away yet so big we can already see it. It is a sunny monday morning, with no clouds and a slight breeze. Perfect conditions for the flagship and its numerous spectators.
10h30 : Photographers, professionals or amateurs, are gathering on the seawall, preparing their equipment. They must not miss this unique opportunity ! The largest containership in the world calling Marseilles is a one in a lifetime event.
11h00 : The ship is now between the Frioul archipelago and Marseille, so big that nobody looking at the sea could ever miss it. Collaborators are calling each others, taking pictures, social networks are talking about it. The CMA CGM JULES VERNE as been escorted from the moment it appeared on the horizon by the CMA CGM LYRA. But there is no way someone could mistake one for the other. The CMA CGM JULES VERNE is much bigger and displays for this unique event the French flag on its side. Containers have been painted red and white to give the giant a unique “French touch”.