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MSC adds Mediterranean – South America service

MSC is adding a new service between South America’s East Coast and the Mediterranean, run jointly with Hapag-Lloyd.

The service, which becomes operational in October, will feature a fleet of eight vessels with improved reefer capacity.

The MED/SAEC service will operate the following rotation: Barcelona – Genoa – Fos sur Mer – Gioia Tauro – Valencia – Suape – Salvador – Rio de Janeiro – Santos – Paranagua – Itapoa – Montevideo – Navegantes – Santos – Rio de Janeiro – Las Palmas – Valencia –Barcelona.

This follows the launch of another service, jointly operated by MSC and Hapag-Lloyd, between the East Coast of South America and Northern Europe.

The NWC/SAEC service will call at Pecem and Salvador in Brazil in order to attend to the local fruit seasons.