APL is officially out of business
APL announced in April that it would soon exit the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and Latin America, and would serve only transpacific routes.APL pulled out of Asia-Europe and trans-Atlantic routes last October and Oceania in January, while its offshore services in Asia have been operated by CNC, another CMA brand, since December 2019.
In early July, cma cma announced on its official WeChat platform that cma, a world leader in shipping and logistics, was further streamlining and optimizing container transport products and services.
Through this adjustment, professional brand division of CMA group is as follows:
• APL -- U.S. government material transport Specialist,
• ANL -- a shipping leader with Oceania as its core market,
• CNC - Expert in intra-Asian offshore shipping,
• Mercosul Lines - Experts in coastal shipping in Brazil,
• Containerships - European internal multimodal transport leader.
APL, a 150-year-old US shipping company, merged with NOL GROUP in 1997 but retains the APL brand.Cma-cmg, the world's third largest liner company, confirmed its acquisition of APL on December 7, 2016, with a total value of about 2.4 billion US dollars, making it one of the largest acquisitions in the global shipping industry in recent years.
CMA CGM said that by integrating its expertise, market resources and network layout under the CMA CGM brand, CMA CGM will be able to serve its customers more effectively and focus on providing complete and tailored solutions in the Trans-Pacific market.As a long-term service partner of the U.S. government, APL will consolidate and strengthen the group's specialization in this critical business area through the service experience of its U.S. fleet.APL will continue to provide efficient service to the Pacific route of Guam, directly benefiting the people of Guam and Saipan.