CMA CGM is the only carrier of the three largest mainline operators that managed to increase both market share and capacity in the intraMediterranean service segment over the past year.
Overall, intra-Med service capacity grew by 17.6%, or more than 75,000 teu, compared to December 2022 as carriers deployed more ships (345 vs 296). The average ship size was relatively stable at 1,463 teu vs 1,450 teu.
Unlike other carriers such as Maersk, who have not only reduced the number of ships operating in the Med but also the average ship size, CMA CGM has increased the amount of ships and presently deploys much larger vessels in the Med compared to a year ago.
With 60 container ships deployed, CMA CGM operates six ships more than last year, while the average vessel size increased by almost 250 teu per ship from 1,433 teu to 1,677 teu.