The CMA CGM Group has announced the union of its Containerships and MacAndrews brands under the single Containerships brand.
Containerships: the new multimodal transport intra-European leader
Together, Containerships and MacAndrews operate a fleet of 32 vessels and 700 trucks, calling 64 ports through 26 maritime services and 8 inland services. The single Containerships brand resulting from their union will be able to unlock major synergies and focus on commercial growth and on the development of high-quality services for its customers. In addition, the integration of the local agencies networks will allow for the creation of a tailored intra-regional service, said a release.
Said Mr Guillaume Lathelize, Senior Vice-President – Short Sea Lines Med & North Europe, “By joining two recognised and complementary intra-European experts, the CMA CGM Group will create and develop a multimodal transport intra-European leader. The new, innovative Containerships brand integrates into the Group’s strategy aimed at densifying its regional coverage and at developing tailored end-to-end solutions for its clients.”
Claude Lebel appointed new CEO
On March 29, 2019, the Board of Directors of Containerships appointed Mr Claude Lebel, current CEO of MacAndrews, as the new CEO of Containerships, to promote the development of the new single brand.
New logo reflecting Containerships’ integration into the CMA CGM Group
On the occasion of the union of the Containerships and MacAndrews brands, the CMA CGM Group also unveiled Containerships’ new logo, aligned with the Group’s visual identity, the release added.