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MSC is optimistic about opportunities in Iran

Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Company, part of the 2M alliance, has already been to Iran to assess the business opportunities. The carrier - which relaunched a feeder service from the country last year - is optimistic.

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The world's second-largest container carrier, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), is part of the race to gain access to the large Iranian market that will become a reality as soon as the international sanctions are lifted.

It is a question of time as the framework for the agreement is alreay settled. Right now, this mainly concerns obtaining final approval from the US Senate.

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