MSC adds Pipavav to Europe/Subcontinent service
Mediterranean Shipping Co. said this week it will add a call at the Port of Pipavav in India on its ISES service between Europe and the Indian Subcontinent.
The service, operated in partnership with the Shipping Corp. of India (SCI), calls at two other Indian ports, Nhava Sheva and Mundra, as well as the Sri Lankan transshipment port of Colombo.
The current rotation, according to American Shipper affiliate ComPair Data, is Colombo, Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Salalah, Port Said, Barcelona, Hamburg, Antwerp, Felixstowe, Jeddah and Colombo.
MSC didn't specify where the Pipavav call would be in relation to the current rotation, but Pipavav is geographically between Nhava Sheva and Mundra.
According to ComPair Data, the service is operated with seven ships, four from MSC and three from SCI, with an average capacity of 4,205 TEUs. 'K' Line is slot buyer.