MSC To Upgrade Its South Africa Service With Direct Call At Hazira

By Curious

The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) announced on Tuesday (Mar 8) an upgrade of its South Africa service with the introduction of a weekly direct call at Hazira in addition to Nhava and Mundra.

MSC To Upgrade Its South Africa Service With Direct Call At Hazira

Container ship MSC Valencia Image: Wikimedia

The India - South Africa service port rotation is as follows:

Salalah - Jebel AliBin Qasim - Mundra - Nhava Sheva - HAZIRA - Colombo - Port Louis - Durban - Coega - Salalah

The South Africa service, operates with six vessels with vessel capacity of up to 5,400 TEU. The first vessel to call Hazira will be MSC Valencia IZ 611R. ETA- 9th April 2016.

SECTORS COVERED UNDER THIS SERVICE:

Via Durban:
- South Africa: Cape Town, East London, Walvis Bay
- Mozambique: Beira , Maputo, Nacala
- West Africa: Lome, Douala, Lobito, Namibe, Libreville

Via Port Louis:
- Indian Ocean ports: Tamatave, Diego Suarez, Majunga, Longoni, Pointe des Galets
- Australia and New Zealand

Via Colombo:
- Chittagong and Far East ports
- Djibouti, King Abdullah and Aden,Port Sudan (via KAP)
- USA West Coast & Mexico

Source: MSC