MSC adds port of Jeddah call to Himalaya Express service

September 26 2022 Print This Article

In response to market demand, and reflecting MSC’s longstanding commitment to serving the Saudi market, MSC has decided to introduce a new call at the port of Jeddah on their Himalaya Express service.

Cargo from worldwide locations for import to Jeddah may be carried on MSC’s global network of 260+ trade routes and transshipped at the main hubs of NWC Europe, as well as Gioia Tauro and King Abdullah Port.

Export cargo from Jeddah may be transshipped via King Abdullah Port, Valencia and NWC Europe hubs in order to reach destinations.

The first vessel sailing from Europe to Jeddah will be MSC GAIA on voyage IS241R, scheduled to depart Felixstowe on 8 October and arrive Jeddah on 26 October. The first ship sailing from India to Jeddah will be MSC IRENE on voyage IS241A, scheduled to depart Colombo on 9 October and arrive Jeddah on 23 October.