MSC has launched a new Florida Feeder service that will call Port Everglades, Caucedo, Rio Haina, Jacksonville, Freeport (Bah), Jacksonville, Port Everglades with two 2,000-2,800 teu ship. The service has started with the 2,824 teu AS CAMELLIA at Rio Haina on 7 July.
MSC has introduced a new Mersin Shuttle service that connects Beirut, Mersin, Beirut with the 1,704 teu MSC SILVER II starting from 16 July 2023.
Zim has withdrawn the Zim North Pacific (ZNP) service with the last sailing from Busan on 12 July 2023. The ZNP deployed up to 7-9 ships of 2,700-4,300 teu and called at Kaohsiung, Yantian, Ningbo, Shanghai, Busan, Vancouver (BC), Busan, Kaohsiung. The removal of the ZNP will remove 1% from the FE-USWC capacity. Zim will replace the ZNP with slots on MSC’s Chinook service with the first Zim sailing on the 6,400 teu MSC DAMLA at Yantian from 15 July. The full Chinook rotation will be Yantian,
MSC will change the port rotation of 2 of its standalone transpacific services in July 2023. The FE-USEC Santana service will call at Haiphong, Shanghai, Ningbo, Busan, Manzanillo (Mex), Cristobal, Caucedo, Port Everglades, Baltimore, Lazaro Cardenas, Haiphong from 2 July 2023. It replaces the current Santana rotation that calls at Singapore, Haiphong, Shanghai, Ningbo, Busan, Balboa, Caucedo, Port Everglades, Charleston, Baltimore, New York, Boston, Singapore that was itself just amended on 8
MSC will reinstate the Asia-North Europe Swan service from June 2023. The service will call at Qingdao, Ningbo, Yantian, Tanjung Pelepas, Antwerp, Gdynia, Gdansk, Klaipeda, King Abdullah Port, Singapore, Qingdao. The Swan service will be operated independently by MSC outside of the 2M partnership with Maersk. It replaces the previous Swan/AE-2 service that was part of the initial 2M offering launched in January 2015. The Swan/AE-2 was jointly operated by the 2M using ships of 14,000-15,500 teu
MSC has changed the port coverage of 10 of its intra-Asia services in May and June 2023, with details as follows: Bengal - new rotation Belawan, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Chittagong, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Belawan using 3 ships of 1,700 teu from 3 June 2023. It replaces the old Bengal service calling at Qingdao, Busan, Shanghai, Ningbo, Shekou, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Chittagong, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Hong Kong, Qingdao. MSC Bengal ServiceBurma - new rotation Belawan, Singapor
MSC will launch a new Far East-India West Coast service branded as Shikra in May 2023. The new service will connect Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Kaohsiung, Shekou, Singapore, Colombo, Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Colombo, Port Klang, Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Cai Mep, Qingdao starting from 23 May 2023 with the 15,934 teu MSC MARA at Qingdao. The Shikra service will replace the Far East-India leg of the current Sentosa service that was only introduced in February 2023. The Sentosa service will revert
MSC will extend the China-Australia Panda service to Busan in order to provide a direct connection between Australia and South Korea with transhipment options to Japan. This upgrade will also provide relay connections to and from New Zealand, New Caledonia and Fiji with South Korea and Japan via Sydney and Brisbane hubs. The extended rotation will call at Busan, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Yantian, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Busan with the first call at Busan on 29 April 2023 with t
CMA CGM and MSC will add a new call at Ennore on the westbound leg of their jointly North Europe Med Oceania (NEMO)/Australia Express (AEX) service from 9 June 2023. The new call will provide the direct import connections from Australia and Singapore to Ennore, and export connections from Ennore to the Med and North European ports. The revised NEMO/AEX service will call at London Gateway, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Le Havre, Fos, La Spezia, Gioia Tauro, Pointe De Galets, Port Louis, Sydney, M
MSC will add a new fortnightly call at Jacksonville to its ScanBaltic to USA service starting from 25 April 2023. The revised rotation of the ScanBaltic to USA service will be Klaipeda, Gdynia, Gothenburg, Bremerhaven, Felixstowe, Antwerp, Le Havre, New York, Philadelphia, Norfolk, Jacksonville (alternate weeks), Klaipeda. The service currently deploys 5 ships of 2,700 to 5,000 teu, with the new rotation expected to add 1 more week to the rotation.