MSC deploys mega vessels to China to evacuate empty containers

The many canceled sailings due to the corona outbreak have caused containers to strand in China, causing a shortage in Europe and the US. MSC's largest container vessels are being deployed to rectify the situation.

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MSC will use its 23,000-teu vessels to evacuate empty containers from China.

The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted world trade and caused large parts of the normal flow to collapse. The lack of exports from China have caused empty containers to strand in the country. As a result, there are currently not enough containers to accommodate exports from the US and Europe, writes Alphaliner.

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