New Vessel of Maldives State Shipping Arrives in Male’ City

Maldives State Shipping (MSS) has announced that its new vessel has arrived in Male’ City, Maldives yesterday. It is the first vessel purchased by MSS, which is a subsidiary company of State Trading Organization (STO).

According to the company, after the branding works are completed, the vessel will be used to provide shipping services between Maldives and Sri Lanka. Additionally, 99 percent of the boat crew will be locals.

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The company anticipates that the arrival of the new vessel will enhance direct shipping services between Maldives and Sri Lanka. The vessel has a cargo capacity of 680 containers.

Maldives State Shipping (MSS) is a shipping and logistics company launched in 2020 offering an extensive international liner shipping service.

MSS was born to overcome the difficulties Maldivian traders and other businesses faced in the absence of a reliable national shipping line and to provide employment opportunities for Maldivians in an industry other than tourism.

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