Container carrier MOZART, deployed in the Panama Direct service of CMA CGM, delivered 270 containers with kiwifruit in the port of Zeebrugge on Monday 20 May. This marks the start of the new kiwifruit season in Zeebrugge, which will result in the delivery of about 1.2 billion pieces of kiwifruit to the port of Zeebrugge for the European markets.
In total, 13 vessels are to provide the weekly calls on PAD-route. CMA CGM is deploying 6 extra vessels. One loop takes about 90 days.
Rotation is as follows:
Zeebrugge (as of 20/05) - London Gateway - Rotterdam - Dunkirk - Le Havre - New York - Savannah - Cartagena - Papeete - Noumea - Brisbane - Sydney - Melbourne - Nelson - Tauranga - Manzanillo - Savannah - Philadelphia - Zeebrugge. Napier will be offered by Oceania feeder.