MSC bolsters Russia Far East network


Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will upgrade its intra-Asia network, connecting east & north China, South Korea and Russia.

Enhancements will include: reduced number of port calls on the Golden Horn service; introducing the call to Petropavlovsk with MSC’s new Kamchatka service; and increasing the number of ships deployed within the region 

The Golden Horn service will offer direct coverage between eastern coast of China, South Korea, Vladivostok & Vostochniy.

The updated rotation will be as follows:
Shanghai – Ningbo – Busan – Vladivostok – Vostochniy – Busan – Shanghai, beginning with the vessel MSC Imma,  ETA Ningbo 7 January 2022.


Additionally, the Kamchatka service will provide direct link between northern China, South Korea, Vladivostok and Petropavlovsk – a new port call in the Kamchatka peninsula. 

The service will follow below rotation:
Qingdao – Dalian –Xingang – Incheon – Busan – Vladivostok – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy – Busan – Qingdao

The first sailing will be with MSC Suparna, ETA Qingdao 3 January 2022.

Earlier this month the shipping line announced it would add Port Houston to its Asia – US Santana service.

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