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CMA CGM Group signed in presence of the President of the French Republic, M. François Hollande, an agreement about the management of a logistic platform in Cuba in partnership with a Cuban firm.

CMA CGM Group signed in presence of the President of the French Republic, M. François Hollande, an agreement about the management of a logistic platform in Cuba in partnership with a Cuban firm.

CMA CGM Group signed in presence of the President of the French Republic, M. François Hollande, an agreement about the management of a logistic platform in Cuba in partnership with a Cuban firm.

  • CMA CGM is the first international company to sign this kind of logistic agreement in Cuba
  • It is a new step in accelerating the development of CMA CGM Log, subsidiary dedicated to logistics of the CMA CGM Group

CMA CGM Group has the pleasure to announce that M. Rodolphe Saadé, Vice President of the CMA CGM Group, signed the 11th of May an agreement unprecedented in Cuba in presence of the President of the French Republic, M. François Hollande and of M. Matthias Fekl, State Secretary for Foreign Trade. This agreement is about managing a logistic platform in the MARIEL zone in partnership with AUA, first Cuban logistic company.

CMA CGM first international company to sign this kind of logistic agreement

The logistic subsidiary of CMA CGM Group, CMA CGM Log will participate to the management of a new logistic zone.

The platform will be integrated into the SEZ of the island, MARIEL ZEDM (Zona Especial de Desarollo Mariel). ZEDM is a logistic and industrial project of 4600 ha, strategic for Cuba. It is symbolic of the development of the production of goods and services in Cuba.

CMA CGM Log will operate, jointly with AUSA, a logistic platform of 17ha including:

  • 12 000m2 of warehouse
  • 5 000 m3 of cold rooms

CMA CGM Log will generate from this logistic platform:

  •  Un-consolidation and distribution of merchandises on the island
  • Consolidation of merchandises to export
  • Storage of merchandises to import and to export
  • Distribution of full containers
  • Storage of full and empty containers

On the island since the year 2000 and one of the only three maritime company to do a stopover there, CMA CGM is the first international company to sign this kind of agreement to develop logistic on the island.

A new step in accelerating the development of CMA CGM Log, logistic subsidiary of CMA CGM Group.

Created in 2001, CMA CGM Log is a subsidiary specialized in international transit and logistics solutions of CMA CGM Group. With agencies in 36 countries, its 1000 experts offer logistics solutions additionally to sea and air freight, multimodal transport, customs management, consolidation, distribution and warehousing… After a sustained growth in 2014 having opened agencies in 6 new countries, CMA CGM Log accelerate its development in 2015.

Mathieu Friedberg, VP Commercial & Agency Network: “The development of the MARIEL platform is a first stage in the inland logistic development of the country. It is also a new stage in accelerating the international development of CMA CGM Log which recently announced the acquisition of LCL Logistix, one of the logistics leader in India.