The Mediterranean Shipping Company will add a call at Auckland to its weekly Straits to Australia and New Zealand service ‘Capricorn’. The 2,770 teu charter vessel CAPE MADRID will be the first ship of the loop to visit Auckand’s Fergusson Terminal on 5 September.
The revised rotation of the loop stands as follows: Singapore, Jakarta, Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Bluff, Otago (Port Chalmers), Timaru, Lyttelton, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland, Brisbane, Singapore.
The ‘Capricorn’ is an MSC standalone operation. It turns in 49 days with a fleet of seven ships in the size range from 2,500 to 4,000 teu.