- An international charitable initiative to send medical equipment and essential goods and products.
- One of the CMA CGM Group’s ro-ro vessels will be deviated from its usual service to travel from Marseille to Beirut over the coming days.
- The CMA CGM Group has mobilized its expertise to transport this load provided by international NGOs, companies and French public institutions. The CMA CGM Group is launching the “A boat for Lebanon” campaign and contributes to international charitable efforts by transporting medical equipment and essential goods and products to support the people of Lebanon following the shocking explosions in Beirut. “A boat for Lebanon” to support French and international charitable efforts The “A boat for Lebanon” campaign will make it possible to transport emergency equipment and essential goods and products provided by partner NGOs of the CMA CGM Foundation and the Group’s partner companies. The initiative also benefits from the support of French public institutions which have been highly mobilized (Crisis and Support Centre of the French Ministry for Europe and foreign affairs, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, Bouches-du- Rhône département, the City of Marseille, the Marseille Naval Fire Battalion, Public Hospitals of Marseille). Vessel deviated from its usual service to travel to the Port of Beirut One of the CMA CGM Group’s ro-ro vessels will be deviated from its usual service and will travel from Marseille to Beirut in the very near future (the date is to be specified). Roll-on/roll-off or ro-ro vessels are perfectly suited to the needs of humanitarian transportation. They can carry containers, motor vehicles (fire engines, ambulances, civil engineering vehicles) and pallets. The CMA CGM Group is bearing all shipping and port operation costs and also providing a storage facility in Marseille until the vessel departs. The CMA CGM Group is mobilizing its shipping and logistics expertise The CMA CGM Group is mobilizing itself to centralize, consolidate and transport voluntary organizations’ humanitarian loads with a clearly identified structure for receiving goods. The CMA CGM Group will set up an operational unit in Marseille and Beirut to review requests and organize transportation as quickly as possible. This unit can be contacted at the following address: [email protected]