Founded in 1978 in Marseille by Jacques Saadéthe CMA CGM Group demonstrates that family businesses are efficient socially and economically.
Shipping company of the year CMA C GM, having just entered the Top 10 worldwide, is chosen as Company of the Year by Containerisation International.
In 2007 Jacques Saadé is named Personality of the Year by the international magazine Sea trade. The CMA CGM MARCO POLO
The CMA CGM Group receives delivery of the largest ship in its fleet, and the largest container ship in the world (in terms of capacity), the CMA CGM MARCO POLO, capable of transporting up to 16,000 TEUs and measuring 396 meters long.
It is deployed on the Group's FAL 1 (French Asia Line) route that connects Asia to Northern Europe.
In addition to its enormous dimensions
the CMA CGM MARCO POLO is equipped with the latest environmentally-friendly technological innovations.