MSC swaps Piraeus with Taranto on Asia/Med services
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has switched the hub ports on two of its weekly Asia/Med loops from Piraeus in Greece to Taranto in Italy.
The Dragon Express, which uses nine vessels averaging 8,100 TEUs, now calls Taranto; Naples; La Spezia; Marseilles-Fos; Barcelona; Valencia; Jeddah; Dubai, Jebel Ali; Singapore; Chiwan; Busan; Ningbo; Shanghai; Chiwan; Hong Kong; Singapore; and back to Taranto.
The Tiger Service, using 10 ships averaging 5,900 TEUs, has a revised port rotation of Istanbul; Constanta; Gemlik; Taranto; Jeddah; Dubai, Bandar Abbas, Colombo, Port Kelang, Singapore, Chiwan, Busan, Shanghai, Qingdao, Ningbo, Fuzhou, Chiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Jeddah and Istanbul.
Details of the revised services are now available on ComPair Data, the global liner-shipping database, at http://www.compairdata.com.