MSC will launch a unique Le Havre-Boston transatlantic shuttle service to take advantage of booming transatlantic demand. The new service will start on 4 April with the 2,564 teu MSC SAMIRA III. The service will turn in 5 weeks using 5 ships of 2.500-3,400 teu. 3 of these ships are redeployed from the Baltic feeder service where volumes have been affected by the drop in Russian volumes. Freight rates have surged on the westbound transatlantic route since the middle of 2022 and remained sustain