The CMA CGM Group have revealed an unprecedented agreement to operate a logistics platform at the Port of Mariel, in cooperation with Cuban logistics company AUSA.
The agreement means CMA CGM has become the first international company to sign a logistics agreement with the Caribbean island nation. The deal was signed by the company’s vice-chairman, Rodolphe Saadé in the presence of French president François Hollande and the French minister for foreign trade, Matthias Fekl.
Mathieu Friedberg, vice president freight forwarding and Logistics activities, said: “The platform of Mariel’s is a first step in Cuba’s land logistics development. It is also a new step in the acceleration of CMA CGM LOG’s international development, which recently announced the acquisition of LCL Logistix, one of India’s logistics leading companies”.