In 2017, CMA CGM carried nearly 19 million containers, a strong increase of 21.1% compared to 2016. This increase is driven by the contributions of all the shipping lines operated by the group in addition to APL’s full-year contribution.
Thanks to the increase in freight rates, confirmed throughout 2017, the average revenue per TEU rose by +9% compared to 2016.
Fourth quarter revenues were up 19.9% at USD 5.5 billion, compared to USD 4.6 billion in the same quarter last year. The annual revenue for 2017 rose by 32.1% and surpassed the USD 20 billion mark for the first time, reaching USD 21.1 billion, compared to USD 16 billion reported in the previous year.
“The group has recorded an excellent performance in 2017, showing once again the relevance of its strategy and its operational discipline,” Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and CEO of the CMA CGM Group, said.
Looking forward, the company said that the momentum of the volumes transported in 2017 is expected to continue in 2018. The group “should continue to benefit from this trend”.
In this context, CMA CGM will actively pursue its development and will strengthen its offering. In this respect, the group has announced the launch of a new customer approach with the objective of supplementing its shipping services with inland and logistics offerings, creating innovative services with strong added value, facilitating customer experience within the shipping environment.
OUCO Marine/Offshore Knuckle boom crane
OUCO Marine/Offshore knuckle boom cranes are designed to lift high loads with extended jib and provide the operator with great flexibility during lifting operations. OUCO Marine/ Offshore knuckle boom cranes range is available from 0.5t to 150t. The knuckle boom cranes are with easy maintenance and efficiency by taking small space. The improved level of control makes the crane ideal for offshore lifting operations in higher sea states to deal with big waves. Another advantages for OUCO Marine/Offshore knuckle boom cranes are:
Hydraulic type makes the crane maintain easily;
Flexibility by extending booms;
Smaller ones takes very limited space on the vessel/ship/shipyard;
Bigger ones can do heavy duty loads in several working conditions.
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