MSC has introduced a new Black Sea String B service that connects Alexandria, Ashdod, Novorossiysk, Alexandria. The service started on 9 November 2022 with the 1,512 teu MSC NITA.
MSC is launching Dolphin Service that calls Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Jakarta, Surabaya, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Laem Chabang, Cai Mep, Shanghai. So far two vessel, 3,108 teu MSC LILOU and 2,741 teu MSC CAPE III, have been deployed to this service with MSC CAPE III to phase in at Shanghai on Nov 5. MSC LILOU will phase in on Nov 28 at Shanghai after coming out of drydock.
MSC is putting more capacity on the intra-Asia routes using newly acquired second hand tonnage with one new service and 2 upgraded services to be introduced in November 2022. MSC will launch a new Dolphin service calling at Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Jakarta, Surabaya, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Laem Chabang, Cai Mep, Shanghai starting from Shanghai on 2 November 2022 with the 2,741 teu MSC CAPE III. Port rotation of MSC's Dolphin service from 2 Nov 2022MSC will a
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.