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May 11, 2007

The New World Alliance & CMA CGM Announce
New Asia-US East Coast Service

Tokyo, Singapore, Seoul, Marseilles, May 11th 2007 - The New World Alliance (TNWA) and CMA CGM today announced a new all-water service to expedite cargo moving from major Chinese export hubs to key destinations on the US East Coast, via the Panama Canal.
The introduction of the new service, (named ESX by the New World Alliance & SAX by CMA CGM) will enable TNWA and CMA CGM to offer comprehensive port coverage and competitive transit times from Central and South China to Savannah and New York.

From June 4,sup>th, 2007, the ESX / SAX service will deploy 8 vessels ( among which 2 operated by MOL, 1 operated by APL, 3 operated by HMM and 2 operated by CMA CGM) ranging from 3,500-3,800 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) on a weekly service operating on a 56-day rotation.

Port Rotation

Ningbo (Mon / Tue) - Shanghai (Wed / Thu) - Chiwan (Fri / Sat) - Hong Kong (Sat / Sun)- Manzanillo, Panama (Fri / Fri)- Savannah (Mon / Tue)- New York (Wed / Fri) - Norfolk (Fri / Sat) - Ningbo (Mon / Tue)

Transit Times (days)

Hong KongShanghaiNingbo
Savannah222527
New York 242729

About the New World Alliance

TNWA member lines Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL),APL, and Hyundai Merchant Marine, Co., Ltd. (HMM) serve more than 40 ports using in excess of 100 containerships in the major East-West container trades.

About CMA CGM

CMA CGM, led by its founder Jacques R. Saade is currently the world’s third largest container shipping operating a fleet of 332 vessels.

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