MSC restructure Europe-South America routes

The new services provide for more efficient vessel operations

In view of the current trading conditions, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. will be
restructuring their North Europe to South America East Coast services and effective from mid-
April will be providing the following two services:

1) NWC/SAEC I (Brazil loop) will be operated with 7 x 5700 TEU vessels on the following port rotation: Antwerp – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Bremerhaven – Le Havre – Sines – Rio de Janeiro – Santos – Navegantes – Santos – Rio de Janeiro – Salvador – Anwterp.

The first sailing will be the MSC BARCELONA 416 (ETA Antwerp April 15th)

2) NWC/SAEC II (Plata loop) will be operated with 8 x 9800 TEU vessels on the following rotation: Rotterdam – London Gateway – Hamburg – Antwerp – Le Havre – Itaguai – Santos – Paranaguá – Buenos Aires – Montevideo – Rio Grande – Itapoa – Paranaguá – Santos – Rotterdam.

The first sailing will be the CAP SAN AGUSTIN 417 (ETA Rotterdam April 16th)

The new services provide for more efficient vessel operations in response to the current trading
environment.