Kalypso Compagnia di Navigazione's (KCN) Marco Polo service connecting China-Bangladesh-Med that has been disrupted by the Hamas-Israel conflict has finally made its first cargo discharge in the Med since 17 October 2023. The 2,518 teu ZHONG GU XIONG AN berthed at Taranto on 13 December 2023 and completed its cargo discharge on 23 December. The ship was one of 4 ships operated by Kalypso on the Marco Polo service that called at Qingdao, Taicang, Ningbo, Dachan Bay, Chittagong, Ashdod, La Spezi