Shipping Giant Announces New Service


MSC has announced the launch of its sixth service, a trans-Pacific service named SEQUOIA, to the West Coast.

The new trade provides direct and fast connections from South China to Long Beach, demonstrating MSC's commitment to the trade.

Customers will also benefit from a shuttle service from South China and competitive transit time of 12 days from Ningbo to Long Beach.

The service will start operating from Chiwan on Friday 9th December, SAFMARINE MULANJE 649N.

The rotation will be as follows:

Chiwan – Yantian – Ningbo – Long Beach.

On November 1, 2016 PTI announced that the Port of Wilmington has regained a direct connection to Asian ports, a connection that was lost following the collapse of Hanjin Shipping.

The new service is due to to a new partnership with MSC and Maersk Line called TP10/Amberjack all-water Asia-U.S. East Coast container service.

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