Leader in global container shipping, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has enhanced its Indus service with a new port call at Colombo in Sri Lanka. The first vessel on the revised rotation will be Seamax Bridgeport, ETA Abu Dhabi on August 23, 2020.
As a major international transhipment hub, the addition of Colombo will reinforce offerings for cargo shippers in Southeast India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh and facilitate new business in these markets. The new rotation will offer US customers the possibility to import cargo from anywhere in India on a single MSC service, boosting predictability for effective supply chain planning.
The service will continue to operate as a standalone MSC service offering a competitive transit time from the Middle East and Indian subcontinent region to the US East Coast.
The new rotation will be:
Mundra – Nhava Sheva – Colombo – Haifa – New York – Savannah – Charleston – Freeport – Houston – Freeport – Gioia Tauro – King Abdullah Port – Abu Dhabi – Jebel Ali – Karachi Port Qasim – Mundra.