MSC launches Asia-Europe route ‘Britannia’

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MSC launches Asia-Europe route 'Britannia'

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has introduced its new service, Britannia, which will provide increased port connections via a corridor from China to Vietnam to Liverpool.

The new loop provides access to the Port of Vung Tau, creating a direct service to Liverpool and hubs in Rotterdam, Antwerp and Hamburg, connecting Scandinavia and Baltic Destinations.

This new service is slated to increase coverage from China and Vietnam to the UK and Northwest Continent.

The first sailing will be the vessel MSC Denisse X on 1 July, voyage number QB427W. The full rotation is as follows:

Shanghai – Ningbo – Yantian – Vung Tau – Liverpool – Rotterdam – Antwerp – Hamburg – London gateway – Singapore – Shanghai

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“This sought after customer service connecting Asia to Liverpool direct will complement our other direct services to London and Felixstowe to provide an unrivalled premium service network throughout the UK,” MSC said in a released statement.

In April this year, MSC announced its collaboration with the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) to further enhance safety in transporting lithium battery shipments.

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