CMA CGM Europe-Australia Service Returns In January 2022

APL Phoenix © Jan Svendsen
The APL Phoenix and sister ships carry four passngers each in two Owners cabins

For those who like to book well in advance we are pleased to announce the post-Covid return of CMA CGM to the Europe-Australia route along with four 4-passenger ships (with two Owners Cabins each). The APL Detroit, APL Miami, APL Phoenix, and APL Savannah each offer two Owner’s cabins.

Nemo map
Four APL ships have entered the Europe-Australia trade from London Gateway via Suez to Australian ports, on the North Europe Mediterranean Oceania Express (Nemo) Line.

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The officers and passengers mess on board the APL Detroit and APL Phoenix

London to Sydney on the Nemo is 45 days. Sydney to London is 52 days. Ports served are London – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Antwerp – Le Havre – Fos sur Mer – La Spezia – Genoa – Gioia Tauro – Mauritius – Reunion – Sydney – Melbourne – Adelaide – Fremantle – Singapore – Colombo – Gioia Tauro – Valencia – London. Fares for voyages of 20 days and more are €150 per person per day in double occupancy or €170 per day or sole use of a cabin.

The APL Phoenix and three sister ships offer two Owners Cabins each with a common lounge. A fifth vessel, the NSB-owned 10-passenger Conti Everest features one Owner’s cabin, three doubles and two singles, plus a swimming pool.

For further details on how to book passage to or from Australia please call Miri Lopusna at The Cruise People Ltd in London on +44 (0)20 7723 2450, UK Freephone 0800 526 313 or email

Anna M.Iwata


In recognition of the increasing attention now being paid to wellness and mind health, especially in view of the present global pandemic, The Cruise People Ltd have come to an agreement with life, happiness and wellness coach Anna M. Iwata for her to act as our in-house source for well-being advice. Anna is a graduate of the University of London, runs her own private life coaching practice and is an avid traveller herself. For anyone booking an Australia voyage, she will offer a free introductory 60-minute coaching session. Here at The Cruise People we are not just passionate about offering you the most luxurious and interesting travel experiences, but also making your life a little bit happier during these difficult and challenging times. Contact Anna at: +44 (0)7531 551323  e-mail or visit her website at

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