MSC Enhances Connections Between Japan, Korea and Russia with Its New Sunrise Service


As part of our ongoing commitment to reinforcing our presence in the intra-Asia network, MSC is pleased to announce our new Sunrise service, connecting, Japan, Korea and Russia, effective from week 49.

The Sunrise is a weekly service opening a new route between Japan, Korea and the major container ports in eastern Russia,Vladivostok and Vostochniy, offering additional business opportunities for our customers.

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

These two services will not only offer new perspectives at a regional level but also at a global level in terms of access to the most important rail gateways linking Asia to Europe via Vladivostok.

Sunrise’s first sailings will be:

• MSC Nora, voyage HT049R, ETA Busan 30 November 2020

• La Tour, voyage HT048A, ETA Busan 2 December 2020

The full port rotation for the new Sunrise service is:

Yokohama – Osaka – Kobe – Hakata – Busan – Vladivostok – Vostochniy – Busan

About MSC

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is a global leader in transportation and logistics, privately owned and founded in 1970 by Gianluigi Aponte. As one of the world's leading container shipping lines, MSC operates 493 offices across 155 countries worldwide with over 70,000 employees. With access to an integrated network of road, rail and sea transport resources which stretches across the globe, the company prides itself on delivering global service with local knowledge. MSC's fleet of 560 vessels sail on more than 200 trade routes, calling at over 500 ports. MSC’s Cargo Division also includes MEDLOG, its logistics arm with a presence in over 70 countries, which has a network of inland logistics platforms, warehouses, trucks, locomotives, and barges, and Terminal Investment Ltd (TiL), one of the largest and most geographically diverse terminal investor-operators, spanning five continents.

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co S.A. press release