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MSC commences new Asia-Russia service

MSC will introduce its new Sunrise service, connecting Japan, Korea and Russia, effective from 30 November, aiming to enhance its intra-Asia network.

The Sunrise is a weekly service opening a new route between Japan, Korea and the major container ports in eastern Russia, Vladivostok and Vostochniy.

The full port rotation for the new Sunrise service is Yokohama – Osaka – Kobe – Hakata – Busan – Vladivostok – Vostochniy – Busan.

Sunrise service

This new service complements MSC’s recently updated Golden Horn service, which operates between northern China, Korea and Russia.

These two services will offer new perspectives at a regional level and at a global level in terms of access to the most important rail gateways linking Asia to Europe via Vladivostok, according to the Swiss-based carrier.

Sunrise’s first sailing will be MSC Nora, voyage HT049R, with an estimated time of arrival ETA) in Busan on 30 November.

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