The world’s 3rd biggest French Shipping Company CMA CGM, detailed 1st Quarter 2021 net benefit of $2.1 billion driven by solid interest for purchasers. This is a gigantic 2000% return compared to the 2020 Quarter 1 report of $48 million . First-quarter income came in at $10.7 billion,which is 50% more than 1st quarter 2020 even due to Coronavirus lockdown measures.
CMA CGM kept on making great investments and updated resources with 22 vessels, including 12 controlled by LPG. The organization likewise affirmed the sending of six new LNG-controlled 15,000-TEU vessels among China and the U.S. West Coast before the finish of 2022. Before the finish of 2024, CMA CGM will work on a fleet of 44 LNG-controlled vessels, the biggest in the shipping industry.
Remarking on the outcomes, Rodolphe Saadé, Director and CEO of the CMA CGM Gathering, said: “At a time when global supply chains are under severe pressure, we have rallied together to provide our customers with additional solutions. We have expanded our fleet, most notably with the addition of new LNG-powered 23,000 TEU vessels. We have also created a new airfreight division with four Airbus A330-200 full-freighters, thereby strengthening our range of agile solutions.
“In this context, the complementarity between our maritime transport offer and the logistics solutions offered by our subsidiary CEVA Logistics has proven particularly relevant.
Sustained demand for the transportation of consumer goods is expected to continue throughout the year. CMA CGM will continue to develop its solutions for its customers while maintaining its initiatives in support of the energy transition of the transport and logistics industry.”