MSC Opens New Far East – West Africa Servcie
MSC opened a new service between the Far East and West Africa. The service is branded Africa Express and it had its first sailing on 24th April from Nansha. The service runs on a weekly frequency and a 70 day rotation deploying 10 vessels of about 4,000 TEU. The new route was first sailed by vessel MARE ATLANTICUM. This new service offers the first direct connection between the Ivory Coast port of San-Pedro and the Far East. The corridor is otherwise extensively covered by CMA CGM and MSC’s joint operations as well as PIL.
Africa Express: Nansha - Chiwan - Singapore - Port Louis - Tin Can - San Pedro (CI) - Abidjan - Coega - Colombo - Singapore – Nansha