Maersk carrier launches world's longest feeder service

Maersk's intra-Asian company MCC is launching a new service in Asia with container ships of just 1,100 teu connecting eight countries, including Russia. The loop covers a total of 10,500 nautical miles, reports Alphaliner.

The Maersk Group's  intra-Asian feeder carrier MCC will become the first carrier to offer its customers a direct service that connects countries such as Russia, Korea, China and Myanmar. According to Alphaliner, the new so-called IA-5 loop will become the by far longest feeder loop run, with ships of just 1,100 teu.

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