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MSC enhances Europe to US East Coast connections

MSC announced the enhancement of its NEUATL2 service with a new rotation, adding calls at Felixstowe, UK and Charleston, US.The revised rotation will ensure extensive coverage for shippers moving cargo from Europe and the main United States east coast markets, boosting predictability for effective supply chain planning.To further improve stability for customers, MSC is increasing the size and the number of vessels on this service to allow additional ports being ... [+]

MSC launches new transpacific shuttle services

In response to the continued strong Transpacific market demand and to further support the challenging service schedules for North America West Coast, MSC announced two new weekly shuttles, connecting south and central China with Long Beach.The rotation of MSC’s new Puma service will be as follows, with the first sailing ... [+]

MSC connects India and Canada

MSC is pleased to announce the addition of a port call at Halifax, Canada, on the Indus 2 service.The addition of Halifax will offer a direct call and very competitive transit times, opening new perspectives for MSC between India and Canada, serving customers who wish to ship cargo to Toronto ... [+]

New Indian Subcontinent/Med containers service at Port of Baltimore

Working together through its public-private partnership, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) and Ports America Chesapeake have secured a new Indian Subcontinent and Mediterranean container service for the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. The Mediterranean Shipping Co. Indus 2 service will include an eight-ship string ... [+]

MSC announces metered inland inbound trains

Due to the record import WW volumes into USA and their continuous impact on the USA intermodal supply chain, rail operators have started to meter inland inbound trains from both WEST and EAST coast ocean terminals.WEST COASTEffective Sunday, July 18, 2021, and for the next two weeks, MSC rail vendor ... [+]

MSC introduces emergency intermodal charge on US imports

Due to the ongoing congestion issue in the US ports and intermodal inland network, the costs of inland services are raising significantly. Therefore, MSC will introduce an Emergency Intermodal Charge (EIC).As from 1 August 2021 (gate in date at POL) until further notice, the EIC will be charged $350 per ... [+]

MSC launches intermodal service between Asia and Europe

MSC has launched a new intermodal solution between Asia and Europe. This new offer combines both sea and rail service departing from China, Korea and Japan to Europe, via Vladivostok and Vostochniy with further feeder connections from St Petersburg. From St. Petersburg, cargoes can be shipped directly to some of ... [+]

Port Houston added to MSC’s existing Indus service

Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther announced that Port Houston has been added to MSC’s existing Indus service. That container service, which employs nine 8,400 TEU vessels, already calls the U.S. East Coast, India, and the Middle East via the Suez Canal, and will begin calling the Bayport Container Terminal ... [+]

Maersk Line, MSC and HMM enter strategic cooperation

Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced a new strategic cooperation on December 12. The cooperation is a combination of slot exchanges and slot purchases between the three parties, as well as Maersk Line and MSC taking over a number of charters and operations of vessels ... [+]

Termont and MSC inaugurate new container capacity in the Port of Montréal

Termont Montréal Inc. (“Termont”) and Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (“MSC”) joined The Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada’s Minister of Transport; Minister Laurent Lessard, Québec’s Minister of Transport, Sustainable Transportation and Electrification of Transportation; Minister Jean D’Amour, Québec Minister for Maritime Affairs; and the Montréal Port Authority to inaugurate the Viau container ... [+]

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