CMA CGM, COSCO, OOCL and Evergreen have signed the Ocean Alliance Day 7 Product, which will launch in January 2023 with 40 services and an annual capacity of 22.4 million TEUs.
ore specifically, 26 dual-fuel, LNG-powered CMA CGM ships will be assigned to Ocean Alliance, with company stating that:
With the signature of Ocean Alliance Day 7 Product, the CMA CGM Group continues to support its customers’ business, by expanding its range of services to serve more ports, with direct calls and improved transit times starting from January 2023
As part of its commitment to the shipping industry’s energy transition, the CMA CGM Group already operates 26 dual-fuel, liquefied natural gas-powered ships under the aegis of Ocean Alliance. The CMA CGM Group’s entire e-methane ready fleet will expand to 77 ships by year-end 2026.
What is more, OOCL added that:
Stepping into 2023, OOCL and its partners will be offering upgraded shipping options based on an optimised network and refinements to the schedule of port rotations, with additional capacity being provided by OOCL’s upcoming 24,000 TEU vessels
Ocean Alliance Day 7 product will be available as from 1 January 2023, to be simultaneous with the implementation of IMO’s Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) rating scheme.