MSC has launched 2 adhoc services linking linking Australia to Southeast Asia hub ports to cater to cargo overflows since December. The KANGAROO service links Singapore and Tanjung Pelepas to Melbourne, Sydney and BRISBANE on irregular rotations using ships of 1,100 to 5,000 teu. The KOALA service is a new service that connects Singapore and Tanjung Pelepas to Fremantle, with ad hoc calls at Jakarta also added on an irregular basis. The 2,602 teu BOMAR RESILIENT is currently deployed on this se