January 05, 2021: To enhance services to customers shipping goods between India and Africa, MSC will begin a new direct service from India to West Africa, the MSC India Africa Service (IAS), effective from week 3 of January, 2021.

The MSC IAS will provide a direct and fast service to its clients, connecting Northwest and South India to West Africa, with a call at Colombo in Sri Lanka. On the way back, this new service will also connect South Africa directly with the Middle East, Pakistan and India.

The rotation of India Africa Service will be as follows with the first sailing from Mundra, Gujarat, on January 24:

Mundra – Nhava Sheva – Colombo - Port Louis – Tema - Lome – Cotonou – Cape Town – Durban - Jebel Ali - Abu Dhabi - Port Qasim – Mundra.

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