OCEAN ALLIANCE | An unmatched service offering

Rodolphe Saadé

Rodolphe Saadé

Vice-Chairman of the CMA CGM Group

Ocean Alliance is the largest operational agreement ever made between shipping companies.

With more than 40 maritime services, we will be sharing our fleet with the largest Asian shipping companies.

By offering more ports and more direct calls, as well as better transit times, we will provide our customers with unmatched quality services.

This new offering is a cornerstone of our strategy as it reinforces our competitiveness and strengthens our position as a key player in the shipping industry.

With more than 40 maritime services and 323 ships, Ocean Alliance is the largest operational agreement ever made between shipping companies. It offers 17 services on the Asian-Northern Europe, Mediterranean, Red Sea and Middle Eastern trades, and 23 services on the North American trades making us the number one Alliance on the Transpacific. The CMA CGM Group will have the biggest market share in this agreement deploying a fleet of 119 ships among the most efficient on their respective trades.
Our services will combine both efficiency and reliability. Rotations will be optimized with more ports and more direct calls in order to provide you with unmatched service and quality. The number of weekly calls and the transit times will be among the best in the market to better meet your expectations.

Key Figures

4 renowned members

7 trades

40 services

323ships119 from CMA CGM fleet

1 operational center

10year agreement


4 renowned partners

Global alliance with services available on the group’s major trades : Asia-North America, Asia-North Europe and Asia-Mediterranean

► The largest service offering with 40 services on East-West trades

► A stable and solid alliance :
• signed for 10 years between strong partners
• 40 services and 323 vessels

► An efficient alliance:
• Improved transit times on many services
• #1 Alliance of the Transpacific trade
• Greater coverage in terms of the number of ships, ports, loops and port pairs


► A leader: 119 vessels provided by CMA CGM

► A Customer-focused company: expertise of staff by areas and sectors and a centralization of decisions ensuring rapid response and tailored solutions

► A strategic advantage:
• Intermodal: strong network with dedicated trains, barges and inland depots/door-deliveries options
• Reefer: superior global expertise

Service offerings

picAsia - North America (West Coast): the Ocean Alliance offers 13 loops on the Asia - North America (West Coast) trade with efficient operations easing the customer's supply chain.

picAsia - North America (East Coast): with 7 loops on the Asia - North America (East Coast) trade, Ocean Alliance offers the most comprehensive market coverage with optimized transit times in main markets.

picTransatlantic: the transatlantic Ocean Alliance offering provides an efficient coverage of North Europe, direct access to Mediterranean countries, and intermodal solutions on the North American continent.

picAsia - North Europe: with 66 vessels and 79 weekly calls, the Asia - North Europe Ocean Alliance trade is a strong offer in the market.

picAsia - Mediterranean Sea: the Asia - Mediterranean Sea trade is completely covered with 41 vessels and 67 weekly calls reaching the main ports and hubs.

picAsia - Red Sea: ocean alliance offers two dedicated loops, 16 vessels, and 21 weekly calls to cover both the North and South Red sea trade.

picAsia - Middle East: with 5 loops and 34 vessels, Ocean Alliance covers the entirety of the Asia - Middle East Trade and also has access to main ports and hubs through 55 weekly calls.

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picDownload the complete CMA CGM OCEAN ALLIANCE offer
You can also find the Group's shipping services that aren't part of the alliance in our Lines & Services page