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CMA CGM GREENLAND Welcomes Paris 2024 Olympic Torch to Marseille Harbor

In a momentous event that captured the hearts of Marseille locals and visitors alike, the iconic vessel CMA CGM GREENLAND proudly played host to the arrival of the Paris 2024 Olympic Torch on French soil.

For 48 electrifying hours, the bustling harbor of Marseille buzzed with anticipation and excitement, as the CMA CGM GREENLAND stood adorned in a special livery crafted exclusively for this historic occasion.

From the vantage point of our head office, spectators were treated to breathtaking panoramic views, while aerial shots captured the spectacle from above, immortalizing the moment for generations to come. It was a celebration of unity and camaraderie, infused with the unparalleled energy that only the Olympics can inspire, stated a spokesperson from CMA CGM GREENLAND .

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As the torchbearer traversed the streets of Marseille, igniting the spirit of the Olympic Games in every heart it touched, and community pride.

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“I wanted the Flame to be welcomed to Marseille by emblematic personalities who embody what we are going to honour and celebrate through the Relay: Florent Manaudou, an iconic athlete of his generation; the first Relay in France to be handed over to Paralympic athlete Nantenin Keita, to symbolise our ambition to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games closer together; and JuL, an emblematic figure from Marseille, a popular artist who has racked up a string of records and embodies the festive spirit of the Relay. ” Tony Estanguet, President of Paris 2024,stated. And so it was.

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The Olympic Flame was welcomed in Marseille, its long awaited arrival on French soil, where the atmosphere was electrifying, filled with celebration and joy.

The Paris Olympics will run from July 26-August 11, followed by the Paralympics from August 28-September 8.

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