FESCO has launched a new FESCO Black Sea Service (FBSS) connecting Rizhao, Shanghai, Shekou, Nhava Sheva, Novorossiysk with the 1,118 teu FESCO ASKOLD making the maiden voyage from Rizhao on 12 June 2023. The ship is scheduled to arrive at Novorossiysk on 19 July after a 36 day one-way transit. The FE-Med service will be operated irregularly for the time being, and will run alongside the FE-Baltic FESCO Baltorient Line (FBOL) that operates between Rizhao, Lianyungang, Shanghai, Ningbo, Yantian,