MSC brings new European container service to JAXPORT

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company now offers direct container service to seven destinations in Northern Europe through Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT). MSCs ScanBaltic to USA Rotation is Jacksonville’s only direct container service to/from Scandinavia.

The bi-weekly service begins with the arrival of the container ship to call the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal (JCT) at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal MSC Olia In late April. SSA Atlantic will provide stowage services on Blount Island.

Port rotation is Klaipeda, Lithuania; Gdynia, Poland; Gothenburg, Sweden; Bremerhaven, Germany; Felixstowe, England; Antwerp, Belgium; Le Havre, France; New York; Philadelphia; Norfolk; Jacksonville; and Klaipeda, Lithuania.

ScanBaltic to USA is MSC’s fifth container service at JAXPORT. MSC also offers existing services from JAXPORT to destinations in Asia through the 2M Alliance; a North America service, Canada Gulf Bridge; and two Caribbean services, Bahamas Express and Florida Gulf Feeder.

“MSC is the largest ocean freight carrier in the world and JAXPORT’s largest container customer based on the number of ocean freight services offered through our port,” said Eric Green, CEO of JAXPORT. “We are proud of the relationship we have forged with MSC and look forward to using our efficiencies to support their continued success in Jacksonville.”

The ScanBaltic to USA The service is ideal for a range of goods including food and beverages, auto parts and forest products.

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