MSC upgrades Asia service network

June 26 2024 Print This Article

MSC is delighted to announce the enhancement of the Bengal service, to establish direct connections between China and Bangladesh, strengthening their position in the market. The upgraded Bengal service will feature a transit time of 10 days from Shanghai to Chattogram.

Additionally, they are launching a new standalone service named Saola, offering direct connections between Central China and Vietnam, with competitive transit time.

Furthermore, the Kaguya service will be improved to significantly benefit long-haul cargo to and from Japan with a connection via Busan.

Designed to provide more efficient and reliable shipping services, the first sailings will be as follows:

-  Bengal: MSC Chaewon Voyage SX428A - ETA Qingdao 8 July 2024
-  Saola: MSC Vigour Voyage HS428A - ETA Shanghai 10 July 2024
-  Kaguya: MSC Lilou III Voyage HG429A - ETA Busan 20 July 2024

The full rotations are:
Bengal service

Qingdao – Ningbo – Shanghai – Chattogram – Singapore – Tanjung Pelepas – Qingdao

Saola service
Shanghai – Ningbo – Haiphong – Ho Chi Minh City – Vung Tau – Shanghai

Kaguya service
Kobe – Osaka – Hakata – Busan – Kobe