Freight Forwarding News - MSC Restructures South East Asia - Oceania Network

Freight Forwarding News - MSC Restructures South East Asia - Oceania Network

Latest news from MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in cargo transportation and logistics, they are enhancing their South-East Asia – Oceania network.

Starting in late March, MSC will convert its Capricorn service into two new loops, which remain dedicated to Australia and New Zealand. One of the loops is the Kiwi Express that will replace the actual New Kiwi service.

The Kiwi Express will operate both northern and southern-bound weekly schedules. It will offer improved import transit times into Brisbane, Sydney and Auckland, along with a new port of call at Northport. The first ship on the Kiwi Express, Northern Diplomat KE813A, will sail from Singapore on 29 March 2018 on the below rotation:

Singapore - Jakarta – Brisbane – Sydney – Auckland – Tauranga – Wellington – Napier – Auckland – Northport – Brisbane – Tanjung Pelepas – Singapore

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The Capricorn service will operate with the following rotation providing exporters of cargo from the South Island of New Zealand with faster connections into MSC’s major transshipment hubs of Tanjung Pelepas and Singapore.

The revised rotation will depart Singapore on 22 March with the MSC Astrid FC812A:

Singapore – Jakarta – Fremantle – Adelaide – Bell Bay – Melbourne – Bluff – Port Chalmers – Lyttelton – Nelson – Tauranga – Tanjung Pelepas – Singapore

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Full schedule details will be communicated shortly in order to allow you to place bookings as soon as possible and to plan future shipments.

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