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MSC adds port of Jeddah call to Himalaya Express service

Swiss/Italian container line MSC has decided to introduce a new call at the port of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on its Himalaya Express service.

The first vessel sailing from Europe to Jeddah will be MSC Gaia on voyage IS241R, scheduled to depart UK's port of Felixstowe on 8 October and arrive Jeddah on 26 October.

The first ship sailing from India to Jeddah will be MSC Irene on voyage IS241A, scheduled to depart Sri Lanka's port of Colombo on 9 October and arrive Jeddah on 23 October.

The port rotation of MSC's Himalaya Express service

MSC said that export cargo from Jeddah may be transshipped via King Abdullah Port, Valencia and NWC Europe hubs in order to reach destinations.

"Cargo from worldwide locations for import to Jeddah may be carried on MSC’s global network of 260+ trade routes and transshipped at the main hubs of NWC Europe, as well as Gioia Tauro and King Abdullah Port," noted the company in a statement.

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