MSC announces updates to Intra-Asia network

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company continues to expand and enhance its intra-Asia network by adding a new service and updating four existing services, starting week 30.

These enhancements to the intra-Asia network offer direct connections and competitive transit times for Long Haul cargo from Greater China and Southeast Asia, as well as comprehensive port coverage between Indonesia, South China, Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand.

This comes at a time when customers are showing increasing demand for new services to move cargo between key locations in Asia. In addition to launching Seahorse, MSC is updating four existing services: New Origami, Seagull, Lang Co Express and Malyndo Express. These newly updated services will link seamlessly to their other intra-Asia services and to their global ocean liner network, as well as to their inland and barge services within the Asia region.

The first voyage on the Seahorse service:
MSC GIANNA – voyage number: HO030A
ETD Tanjung Pelepas 25 July 2020

The first voyage on the Lang Co Express:
SPIRIT OF KOLKATA – voyage number: HZ031A
ETD Quinhon 27 July 2020

The first voyage on the New Origami:
SHATTA BHUM – voyage number: HI030A
ETD Tanjung Pelepas 25 July 2020

Please note that loadings from Xiamen to Japan & from Japan to Xiamen will be open as from 1 August, subject to the authorities’ agreements.

The first voyage on the Seagull:
MP THE GRONK – voyage number: HU029A
ETD Shanghai 16 July 2020

The first voyage on the Malyndo:
TG ATHENA – voyage number: HY030A
ETD Singapore 21 July 2020

For further information on the port rotations, please visit MSC’s news page.