MSC sets up new service on transpacific route
Switzerland-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has revealed plans to launch a new service, the Sequoia service, on its Transpacific West Coast USA & Canada route, starting from December this year.
The Sequoia service represents MSC’s sixth Transpacific service and will connect South China with California’s Long Beach.
The service will start operating from Chiwan, China, on December 9, 2016, with the 2007-built container ship Safmarine Mulanje 649N.
Port rotation of the Sequoia service will be as follows: Chiwan, Yantian, Ningbo (China), Long Beach (US).
The remaining five services on the company’s Transpacific route are the Pearl, Jaguar, Orient, Mapleand Eagle.