CMA CGM makes inaugural call at Port Tampa Bay with PEX3 service
FRENCH shipping giant CMA CGM has made its first call at Port Tampa Bay with the arrival of the 8,469-TEU CMA CGM Dalila on the PEX3 service
FRENCH shipping giant CMA CGM has made its first call at Port Tampa Bay with the arrival of the 8,469-TEU CMA CGM Dalila on the PEX3 service.
Tampa Bay is the closest port to Florida's fastest growing region and its largest consumer market - the Tampa Bay/Orlando I-4 Corridor. Home to almost half of the state's population of more than 21 million residents, the I-4 corridor has the largest concentration of distribution centres in the state.
From this central location in the middle of the Florida peninsula, exporters and importers can serve the entire state and reach markets throughout the Southeast and beyond, reports the American Journal of Transportation.
With the CMA CGM Group's PEX3 service, they will now be connected to markets in Asia with a weekly service with 37-day transit time to Singapore will especially open up new opportunities for the region's fast-growing economy.