Mediterranean Shipping Company is extending its California Express service linking Italy and Spain with the U.S. West Coast to include calls in the Pacific Northwest.
The California Express currently serves Long Beach and Oakland. Later this month, the service will be extended to include Seattle and Vancouver, Canada.
The extended service will commence on Dec. 29 with the sailing of the MSC Vienna V.34A from Gioia Tauro, Italy. The vessel will arrive in Vancouver on Jan. 29 and in Seattle on Jan. 30.
By The Numbers: Containerized Ocean Trade - U.S. Pacific Northwest Ports.
The revised port rotation will be Gioia Tauro, Napoli, Civitavecchia and La Spezia, Italy, Valencia, Spain, Cristobal and Balboa, Panama, Long Beach, Oakland, Vancouver, Seattle, Oakland, Long Beach, Balboa, Cristobal and Gioia Tauro.
In addition to the direct service to those ports, the California Express also offers transshipment opportunities in Balboa, Cristobal, Gioia Tauro and Valencia.
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