MSC unveils Durban Cold store

MSC has opened a 15,000sq m cold storage facility in Durban. Part of the line’s Medlog logistics division, it has a capacity of 8,000 to 10,000 pallets and can handle goods such as imported chicken or exports, primarily citrus. [+]

MSC adds UK West Coast links

MSC has extended its weekly Greece/Türkiye/UK West Coast service from Liverpool to include Portbur (Bristol) and Greenock, the only direct service between the three countries. Typical transit times include Aliaga (Türkiye) to Liverpool in 12 days, Tekirdag (Türkiye) to Greenock (17 days) and Valencia to Bristol (14 days).  Port rotation of ... [+]

A bonnie day for the Clyde

Scotland’s deepest container terminal has handled its largest-ever container vessel. Greenockhosted the 300m long, 6750teu MSC Magnum VII on Saturday 7 October. The 75,000-tonne container vessel arrived via Peel Ports Clydeport’s sister facility at the Port of Liverpool, before departing for Bristol the following day. The Clydeport team loaded containers of spirits, destined ... [+]

MSC to serve Saudi’s NEOM from September

Container line MSC will include the port of NEOM in Saudi Arabia from September. As well as offering ocean freight services, it will offer inland transport solutions provided by its logistics arm, MEDLOG from the port, located at Oxagon on the Red Sea. [+]

Schenker and MSC sign green fuel pledge

DB Schenker has signed an agreement with shipping line MSC to use 12,000 tonnes of biofuel for all its container traffic. The amount of biofuel purchased will save 35,000 tonne of CO2 equivalents and is one of the largest carbon-insetting biofuel deals between a freight forwarder and a shipping company, ... [+]

TEU records tumble in Felixstowe

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has broken its own record for the most containers handled on a single ship for the third time in two months with 27,961teu on the MSC Amelia which sailed from the port on 8 March. The previous record was 25,852teu on the Moscow Maersk the ... [+]

Inland to Ethiopia

MSC is offering an intermodal road/rail route between the port of Djibouti and Ethiopia. It offers journey times of between one and four days to locations such as Addis Ababa, Hawassa, Modjo. Connecting MSC services at the port of Djibouti include the NWC IPAK service direct connection to North Europe. [+]

MSC offers sea-rail solution

MSC has launched an intermodal service between Asia and Europe. It will combine sea and rail service from China, Korea and Japan to Europe, via Vladivostok and Vostochniy with further sea feeder connections from St Petersburg to major European hubs such as Antwerp, Bremerhaven, Rotterdam and Le Havre. [+]

MSC goes extra mile for Operation Smile

MSC UK has shipped a 40 foot high cube container of medical supplies to Antsirabe Hospital in Madagascar for Operation Smile, a charity which provides free surgical procedures for children and young adults born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities. The shipping line covered all UK charges including ... [+]

MSC offers fast Morocco-London link

MSC is offering an enhanced Casablanca, Morocco to London Gateway service with a transit time of about 12 days. This is in addition to its twice-weekly sailings from Tunis to London Gateway via Gioia Tauro in Italy with a transit time of about 16 days.  [+]

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