Robert.Jervis_43227 Apr 03

From Russia with Love

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MSC connects St Petersburg to London

MSC has announced its first direct call into London Gateway from St Petersburg and Gdynia, effective from first sailing Thursday 11th April 2019.

The enhanced Baltic Loop 11 rotation will provide UK customers with a number of benefits including:-

  • Highly competitive transit times from St Petersburg (5 days) and Gdynia (3 days)
  • Access to MSC’s weekly service, direct from Russia and Poland to the UK
  • High security and future sustainability by shipping with sea freight
  • Better green efficiencies, using over half the emissions of a trailer
  • Expert guidance from MSC’s dedicated UK-based Short-Sea and Baltic specialists
  • Trans-shipment offering via Antwerp to MSC’s market-leading network of UK regional ports
  • Door-to-door offering using MSC’s dedicated intermodal operations via road, rail and sea
  • The new service will use the following rotation:
  • Gdynia - London Gateway - Antwerp - St Petersburg - Gdynia

The first sailing on this new service will be the MSC Hannah from Gdynia which will sail Thursday 11th April 2019, arriving into London Gateway Port on Sunday 14th April 2019