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.
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.