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The CMA CGM BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: exceptional dimensions for the largest vessel ever to call at a U.S. port

The CMA CGM BENJAMIN FRANKLIN will call at the port of Los Angeles on December 26 and Oakland on December 31. She will be the largest vessel ever to reach U.S. coasts. By deploying an 18,000-TEU capacity vessel to the U.S., Jacques R. Saadé, Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, reflects CMA CGM’s faith in long-term growth potential of the U.S. economy, and its commitment to increasing its U.S. market share.

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CMA CGM deploys largest cargo vessel ever to call at a U.S. port

CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping Group, is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, an 18,000-TEU vessel named in honor of one of the United States’ founding fathers, will call at the port of Los Angeles on December 26, 2015. It will be the largest container ship of this capacity ever to call at any port in the United States. The vessel will later call at the Port of Oakland on December, 31.

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The CMA CGM BOUGAINVILLE becomes the largest containership in the world sailing under the French flag.

The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide leading shipping group, is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM BOUGAINVILLE has entered the group’s fleet and becomes the largest containership in the world under French flag. It is the fourth vessel of the 18000TEU series, bearing the names of great explorers. She pays tribute to the French explorer Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, who led, as Captain, the first French official world tour in the 18th Century.

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The CMA CGM GEORG FORSTER, the CMA CGM Group largest vessel, christened in Hamburg (Germany) in line with the great seafaring tradition

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM GEORG FORSTER, the Group’s largest vessel, was christened today in Hamburg, Germany. The christening, in line with the great seafaring tradition, took place in presence of Jacques R. Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CMA CGM Group, of Mrs Christine Kuehne, the vessel’s godmother, and of many institutional and political representatives, partners and clients.

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