MSC Upgrades USA to SAEC Network

MSC is modifying its USA to SAEC STRING 1 in order to reinforce coverage of South America’s east coast, boost reliability and provide an enhanced offering for customers.

The revised service will now call at Rio de Janeiro on the northbound rotation, and Port Everglades on the southbound one.

The full rotation will be:

Norfolk, New York, Baltimore, Charleston, Savannah, Port Everglades, Caucedo, Santos, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Rio Grande, Navegantes, Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Suape, Cristobal, Norfolk.


The first ship northbound on the revised route, MSC MARINA 807R, will sail from Rio de Janeiro on 25 February 2018. MSC LORETTA 810A, the first ship southbound will depart Port Everglades on 18 March 2018.

Full details of transit times and departure days will be communicated in due course. Should you have any queries in the meantime, please contact your local office for assistance.