Wednesday, February 10, 2021

MSC Secures Crew Change for Stranded M/V Anastasia Seafarers

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has announced an agreement to disembark the stranded crew members of the bulk carrier Anastasia in Japan. The cargo ship has been stuck off the coast...

February 10, 2021
Total Views: 5478

Monday, December 9, 2019
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Maritime News

MSC Commits to Biofuel Blend for Vessels Calling Rotterdam

One of the world’s largest shipping lines, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), has opted to begin using biofuel blends to power some of its fleet, becoming the first major ocean...

December 9, 2019
Total Views: 23

Friday, November 15, 2019
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Maritime News

Report: Maersk’s Former Head of Operations Appointed CEO of MSC

Søren Toft, A.P. Møller – Mærsk’s former Chief Operating Officer whose abrupt resignation was announced earlier this week, is heading to Maersk rival and 2M alliance partner MSC Mediterranean Shipping...

November 15, 2019
Total Views: 35

Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Maritime News

MSC Rules Out Using the Northern Sea Route

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is joining a growing list of carriers that have pledged not to use the Northern Sea Route for shipping between Europe and Asia. MSC said in...

October 17, 2019
Total Views: 62

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Maritime News

MSC Confirms Acquisition of Hanjin’s Stake in U.S. Ports Operator

LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) – A unit of Swiss shipping group MSC has bought a stake in U.S. ports operator Total Terminals International (TTI) from Hanjin, MSC said on Wednesday,...

February 1, 2017
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

WATCH World’s Loudest Ship Horn Blast Star Wars Theme Song – VIDEO

One year ago today the 19,224 TEU MV MSC Zoe, one of the world’s biggest containerships, was docking at the Port of Hamburg for its christening and maiden call at...

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 484

Friday, December 18, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – World’s Largest Boxship Makes Maiden Call in Southampton

The Port of Southampton welcomed its largest ship to date this week with the arrival of the 19,224 TEU ultra-large containership MSC Maya.  The MSC Maya is part of Mediterranean Shipping...

December 18, 2015
Total Views: 5

Friday, July 31, 2015

MSC ZOE Joins Ranks as World’s Largest Containership

  The 19,224 TEU MSC Zoe will be christened this Sunday in Hamburg, Germany, officially joining sister ships MSC Oscar and MSC Oliver for the title of the world’s largest containership...

July 31, 2015
Total Views: 65

Monday, May 18, 2015
Maritime News

Maersk Line Enters New Vessel Sharing Agreement with MSC and MOL

Maersk Line announced today it has entered into Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) on the Asia to East Coast of South...

May 18, 2015
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Maritime News

MSC Oliver – Second 19,224 TEU Giant Delivered to MSC

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has announced the delivery and inauguration of the MSC Oliver, the second ship in the company’s 19,224 TEU ‘Olympic Series’. MSC Oliver was inaugurated at the...

March 31, 2015
Total Views: 16

Monday, March 23, 2015
Maritime News

MSC Oliver – Giant 19,224 TEU Boxship Readied for Delivery

The 19,224 TEU MSC Oliver returned from sea trials this weekend ahead of this month’s expected delivery to Mediterranean Shipping Company from the DSME shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. MSC Oliver...

March 23, 2015
Total Views: 17

Friday, January 9, 2015

WATCH: New World’s Biggest Boxship Under Construction at DSME

The new world's biggest containership by carrying capacity, the MSC Oscar, was christened at the DSME in South Korea on Thursday.

January 9, 2015
Total Views: 10

Friday, December 19, 2014
Maritime News

MSC Containership to Edge Out CSCL Globe as World’s Biggest Boxship

The battle over the title of world's biggest boxship continues with Mediterranean Shipping Company announcing the upcoming delivery of the MSC Oscar, a 19,224 TEU capacity containership.

December 19, 2014
Total Views: 27

Friday, December 12, 2014
Maritime News

Grounded Containership Blocks Port of Antwerp

Traffic for large ships heading towards the Belgian port of Antwerp was temporarily blocked on Friday after a giant container ship ran aground outside the Dutch port of Terneuzen downstream from the Belgian harbour, emergency services said.

December 12, 2014
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Maersk Line Plans ‘2M’ Alliance With MSC

Maersk Line plans to launch its new vessel sharing service with MSC Mediterranean as early as January next year, and expects to notify customers of the network and transit times by September.

August 20, 2014
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

EU Regulators Clear Maersk, Nippon Yusen Shipping Alliances

European Union antitrust regulators have approved an alliance planned by world No. 1 container shipping company AP Moller-Maersk and another that includes Japan's largest shipper Nippon Yusen Kaisha aimed at tackling excess capacity.

June 3, 2014
Total Views: 3

Thursday, September 12, 2013

CIMC and MSC Sign Finance Lease Deal for Pair of New Containerships

China International Marine Containers Group (CIMC) announced today a new build order for two 8,800 TEU container vessels with associated 204 month charter agreements with MSC.

September 12, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Global Container Shippers View Significant Growth Opportunity in Turkey

By Evrim Ergin ISTANBUL, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Top global shipping lines are looking to expand operations in Turkey to some of its fast-growing private ports to tap into strong...

February 13, 2013
Total Views: 23

Thursday, October 25, 2012
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Ships Sidelined and Rates to be Increased as Global Container Shippers Lose Millions

(Bloomberg) — Europe’s largest container lines are making an attempt to increase Asia-Europe rates to more than break-even levels and restore profit before year-end. Capacity cuts may boost their chance...

October 25, 2012
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

MSC Flaminia Update: Blast Leaves Two Dead, Three Injured [UPDATED]

Update (Tues. 7/24/12): Blaze Contained on MSC Flaminia Wednesday Update: Photos Reveal Damage to MSC Flaminia After Blast, Firefighting Efforts Underway Tuesday Morning Update: MSC Flaminia operator, NSB Niederelbe Reederei NSB expressed...

July 17, 2012
Total Views: 42