Maersk and MSC have suspended their jointly operated TP3/Sequoia transpacific service, with the last sailing made by the 14,036 teu MSC SAVONA from Shanghai on 22 September 2022. The service called at Ningbo, Shanghai, Los Angeles/Long Beach, Ningbo using 6 ships of 11,000-15,000 teu running on an 8 week rotation. The suspension will remove an average of 11,907 teu weekly on the trade. The TP3/Sequoia will be merged with the TP2/Jaguar service with the rotation revised to call at Shekou, Nansh
MSC launches service connecting Yangon, Singapore and Tanjung Pelepas. The service will start with 1083 teu MSC SUPARNA F calling Singapore on July 16.
MSC's Kaguaya service connecting Korea and Japan will start on July 5 with Busan call.
MSC is pulling further ahead from Maersk. CMA CGM and Evergreen also gaining market share.
MSC is launching another independent FE-ECNA service, New Asia-US Gulf Coast and South Atlantic service (Zephyr), connecting Shanghai, Ningbo, Busan, Cristobal, Houston, Port Everglades, Savannah, Lazaro Cardenas, Shanghai.
The service, South Turkey - Israel - Egypt To USA service, have started in May, going through port rotation, Mersin, Iskenderun, Haifa, Damietta, Savannah, Charleston, Freeport (Bah), Derince, Mersin.
MSC launched Adriatic To Turkey, Israel and Eqypt, which will replace the previous Turkey Israel Shuttle with additional call at ports in Italy and Turkey. The serviced started with MSC SHEILA's Ashdod call on Jun 1.
MSC will launch a new Pertiwi service that connects Busan, Qingdao, Incheon, Dalian, Xingang, Cai Mep, Laem Chabang, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Jakarta, Panjang, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Busan from 8 July 2022. 5 ships of 2,500 teu are expected to be deployed on this service that will turn in 35 days, starting with the 2,526 teu CARDIFF TRADER that will join the service on 8 July at Busan under its new MSC name. MSC Pertiwi service port rotation
MSC will launch a new Bengal Service connecting South China and Bangladesh. The service will start on 27 April with the 1,732 teu MSC KYMEA from Hong Kong. The service calls at Hong Kong, Yantian, Shekou, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Chittagong, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Hong Kong and will deploy 4 ships of 1,600-2,000 teu. MSC Bengal Service port rotation
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