MSC Enhances Panda Service Through New VSA


MSC Enhances Panda Service Through New VSA


MSC Mediterranean Shipping company is pleased to announce, subject to regulatory approvals, that we will enter into a partnership with ZIM under a vessel sharing agreement on the Panda service. 

Starting in October 2023, the enhanced Panda service will operate with 7 vessels of 5,000 TEU capacity, of which 4 will be operated by MSC.

The updated rotation will be:

Nansha – Hong Kong – Yantian – Brisbane (1st call) – Melbourne – Sydney – Brisbane (2nd call) – Busan – Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Nansha – Hong Kong – Yantian


MSC’s Panda, Capricorn and Kiwi Express services will continue to provide premium direct services between Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Should you have any questions, please contact your local MSC representatives in our global network of more than 675 offices.