CMSA adds BAL Container Line’s CMX Service

The S Santiago at Pier 18 in the Port of Manzanillo


Contecon Manzanillo (CMSA), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) Mexican subsidiary that operates the Second Specialized Container Terminal at the Port of Manzanillo, received the first call of BAL Container Line’s China – Mexico (CMX) service last December as it adds another shipping line to its diverse list of partner clients.

The CMX service made its first call at the Port of Manzanillo on December 16 with the arrival of the 5,060-TEU capacity S SANTIAGO – one of the eight boxships operating the service. All eight ships have a combined capacity of 31,360 TEUs.

“The addition of BAL Container Line to the Contecon Family contributes to the sustained growth that the company has maintained in 2021, consolidating our position as the specialized container terminal with the highest growth rate in the port,” said José Antonio Contreras, CMSA chief executive officer.

BAL Container Line is a subsidiary of Shandong Lcang International Logistics.

With biweekly calls at CMSA, the service links the Port of Manzanillo to the Ports of Ningbo, Qingdao, Yantian and Lazaro Lázaro Cárdenas.