As per a recent announcement, MSC will update its Transpacific U.S. East Coast network with the aim to better manage the current issues of congestion across the supply chain. By reshuffling their network, MSC aims to ensure faster rotations and enable their customers to better plan their supply chains.
They will be introducing a new service, Liberty, calling Vung Tau and Yantian with direct connections to Charleston, Savannah and New York. The first sailing is scheduled from Vietnam on 22 May 2021.
Liberty Port Rotation: Vung Tau – Yantian – Charleston – Savannah – New York – Singapore
|Transit Time (days)||Charleston||Savannah||New York|
MSC has informed that they will also amend the rotations of their existing America and Emerald services.
The rotation of the Amberjack, Elephant, Lone Star and Pelican services remain unchanged.
The updated rotations are detailed below:
America service: Hong Kong – Nansha – Yantian – Vung Tau – Singapore – New York – Savannah – Miami – Freeport – Tanjung Pelepas
Emerald service: Xiamen – Yantian – Shanghai – Busan – Cristobal – Savannah – Norfolk – New York – Singapore
First Effective Sailings:
|Service||Vessel||Voyage||Port Changes||First Port of Loading||First Sailing Date|
|Liberty||E. R. Kobe||120E||N.A.||Vung Tau||22-May-2021|
|America||Maersk Tukang||118W||Omit: |
King Abdullah & Charleston