MSC Isabella, on return journey to Qingdao, China, was the most important container vessel to ever name in Singapore.
Singapore is the ship’s first port-of-call in Asia after crusing again from Europe. The ship was delivered to MSC in August 2019. It began crusing from Qingdao port on 28 August and has now accomplished its first round-trip between Asia and Europe.
“Our greatest and most power environment friendly ships are being deployed on the Asia-Europe commerce, which demonstrates our continued dedication to this largest and busiest commerce hall. We are delighted to welcome the primary port name in Singapore by MSC ISABELLA,” stated Mr Y J Tan, Regional Managing Director for MSC Asia Regional Office in Singapore.
Aside from its capability, the vessel is provided to hold greater than 2,000 refrigerated containers, boosting the commerce of products comparable to meals & beverage, pharmaceutical merchandise, perishables and different chilled or frozen gadgets between Asia and Europe.
Mr Eddy Ng, Managing Director for PSA Singapore Terminals 2, stated: “We are heartened by the arrival of MSC ISABELLA at MSC-PSA Asia Terminal in Singapore. It affirms the robust dedication and steadfast partnership between PSA and MSC, whereas additionally demonstrating PSA’s functionality to effectively deal with the world’s largest container vessels, additional enhancing the standing of the Port of Singapore as a premier world transhipment and logistics hub.”
MSC ISABELLA is already fitted with the technical answer to adjust to this new regulation, an IMO-approved hybrid exhaust fuel cleansing System, and it has the choice of switching to low-sulphur gas, or to be tailored for LNG use sooner or later.
Built on the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in South Korea, MSC ISABELLA is among the many 11 ships of over 23,000 TEU to be delivered to MSC from 2019 to 2020. Deployed on MSC’s Swan service, the vessel will subsequent name on the Port of Hong Kong after leaving Singapore.
Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) is a Swiss-Italian worldwide delivery line headquartered in Geneva and the world’s second-largest delivery line by way of container vessel capability.
(Source: The Straits Times/Seatrade Maritime/World Cargo News/PSA Singapore – Image: PSA Singapore)
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