Date: 11/06/2024

MSC launches Britannia standalone loop connecting Asia to North Europe

MSC has announced the creation of its new service – Britannia – that will provide increased port connections via a unique corridor from China - Vietnam to Liverpool.
The new loop provides access to the port of Vung Tau, creating a direct service to Liverpool and MSC’s hubs in Rotterdam, Antwerp and Hamburg, connecting Scandinavia and Baltic destinations. This will increase its coverage from China and Vietnam to the UK and Northwest Continent, informed a release.
The full rotation is as follows: Shanghai – Ningbo – Yantian – Vung Tau – Liverpool – Rotterdam – Antwerp – Hamburg – London Gateway – Singapore – Shanghai
The first sailing will be the vessel MSC DENISSE X on July 1, 2024, voyage number QB427W.
Source: Exim News Service; Geneva, June 10