MSC renews its network connecting Asia with the US with new Zephyr service

MSC renews its network connecting Asia with the US with new Zephyr service

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Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) It will launch a new service connecting Asia with the United States, called Zephyr. It will also renew the Santana and Sentosa lines that cover the routes between the same continents.

Zephyr service starts mid-July subject to regulatory approval.

“This new weekly service will allow us to offer direct connections from northern China and South Korea to the US Gulf Coast, including a direct connection to the Port of Everglades, which was previously provided only by transshipment. The first flight will be MSC Bremen, voyage 229A, ETD Shanghai at 20 July 2022.

The rotation will be between Shanghai – Ningbo – Busan – Cristobal – Houston – Port Everglades – Savannah – Lazaro Cardenas – Shanghai.


Santana’s current service will be reviewed alternately with the addition of Da Chan Bay in China, as well as calls in Baltimore and Boston in the United States. Da Chan Bay and Boston will be offered as direct calls from Asia to the US, and indeed not by freight.

The private company noted that “the full turnover is as follows, with the first sailing of MSC Ellen, Flight 228A, ETD Haiphong on July 15, 2022, Haiphong – Da Chan Bay – Shanghai – Busan – Panama Canal – Charleston – Baltimore – New York – Boston.” – Suez Canal – Singapore – Haiphong.


For Sentosa, the new cycle will include two terminals in China, Da Chan Bay and Shekou to increase network coverage in China.

The full turn, with Conti Chivalry’s first sailing, Flight 225A, with ETD Singapore on 5 July 2022, will be Port Klang – Singapore – Tanjung Pelepas – Laem Chabang – Vung Tau – Da Chan Bay – Shekou – Long Beach – Oakland – Vung Tau

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