MSC improves connections between China and Middle East

MSC has announced the addition of a port call at Qingdao, China, on the Falcon service.

This will offer a direct call and competitive transit times from North China to Middle East, opening new perspectives for MSC between these regions, said a release.

The new call will offer an alternative to transport cargo destined to other regions and transhipping by key hubs like Singapore.

MSC will be able to provide more reliable and competitive service for reefer, special projects and out of gauge services.

The first sailing from Qingdao will start on July 27, 2019 with the MSC Giulia, voyage FK930A.

As per a release, the new rotation will be as follows: Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Singapore – Colombo – Jebel Ali – Abu Dhabi – Hamad –Dammam – Umm Qasr – Qingdao.