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MSC launches new service linking Asia with Liverpool and Northern Europe

MSC has announced the launch of its new service, Britannia, which will enhance port connections via a unique corridor from China and Vietnam to Liverpool. 

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This service aims to increase MSC’s coverage from Asia to the UK and the Northwest Continent, providing customers with a more efficient and comprehensive transport network.

The new loop includes access to the port of Vung Tau, creating a direct service to Liverpool as well as MSC hubs in Rotterdam, Antwerp, and Hamburg. This new route will also facilitate connections to Scandinavia and Baltic destinations.

The first sailing for the Britannia service will be the MSC DENISSE X on 1 July.

MSC’s new direct service to Liverpool will complement its existing direct services to London and Felixstowe.

The full rotation for the Britannia service is as follows: Shanghai – Ningbo – Yantian – Vung Tau – Liverpool – Rotterdam – Antwerp – Hamburg – London Gateway – Singapore – Shanghai.

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