MSC

gCaptain’s full coverage of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the world’s largest container shipping company by capacity.


Wednesday, June 15, 2022
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Cruise Ships

MSC Considering Controlling Stake in World’s Largest Cruise Port Operator

Responding to media reports, Global Ports has confirmed it has been approached by MSC with a potential cash offer for all shares of the cruise ports operator.

June 15, 2022
Total Views: 1332

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Shipping

Former-Banker Turned Shipping Magnate Rides Pandemic Shipping Boom to $19 Billion Fortune

By Ben Stupples (Bloomberg) — Gianluigi Aponte left a job in finance to focus on shipping. Now, decades later, he has one of the world’s biggest

May 20, 2022
Total Views: 2873

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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Shipping

Carriers Blank More Sailings as China’s COVID Lockdowns Continue

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carrier alliances are preparing to blank more than a third of their sailings from Asia over the coming weeks in

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 1576

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Shipping

Filipino Seafaer Pleads Guilty in Gruesome Murder of Crew Member on LA-Bound Containership

A Filipino seafarer is facing up to life in U.S. jail for fatally stabbing his supervisor on board an MSC containership en route from Shanghai to Los Angeles.

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 7905

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Ports

Russia Faces Drop in Cargo Traffic, Container Shortage as Shipping Lines Pull Out

April 13 (Reuters) – Russia is bracing for a sharp decline in cargo flows and a deficit of containers after major international

April 13, 2022
Total Views: 30549

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
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Shipping

Maersk Still Tops MSC in Reefer Rankings

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Despite MSC continuing to stretch its lead over Maersk in the containership total capacity stakes, the Danish carrier

April 6, 2022
Total Views: 2709

Friday, April 1, 2022
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Shipping

MSC Reaches Deal to Acquire Bolloré’s Africa Logistics Business for 5.7 Billion Euros

The world’s largest shipping line, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), has reached an agreement to acquire 100% the African logistic business of

April 1, 2022
Total Views: 1814

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
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Shipping

Ocean Carriers’ Shift to Owning More Ships Depletes Containership Charter Market

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The shift by some ocean carriers to owning more tonnage rather than chartering-in ships has depleted the containership

March 30, 2022
Total Views: 4673

Friday, March 25, 2022
Shipping

MSC Takes Minority Stake in Beleaguered Ferry Operator Moby  

By Antonio Vanuzzo and Giulia Morpurgo (Bloomberg) — Italian billionaire Gianluigi Aponte’s Mediterranean Shipping Co. will take a minority stake

March 25, 2022
Total Views: 2087

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Press Releases

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, the world’s largest container line, accelerates its digital transformation using Marlink solutions

Marlink, the smart network company, is partnering with MSC, the world’s largest container shipping line, to support the shipping company’s ambitious

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 577

Monday, March 7, 2022
Shipping

Dock Workers and Shipping Lines Widen Boycott of Russian Trade

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) — Dock workers around the world are pushing to widen bans on Russian ships from their ports, moves that would potentially

March 7, 2022
Total Views: 1411

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
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News

World’s Largest Shipping Lines Suspend Shipping to Russia

By Jonathan Saul, Stine Jacobsen and Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen LONDON/COPENHAGEN, March 1 (Reuters) – The world’s three

March 1, 2022
Total Views: 12624

Monday, February 14, 2022
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Offshore

A New Onassis? Italy’s Sea Captain Swoops On Reborn Alitalia

By Jonathan Saul, Elisa Anzolin and Francesca Landini LONDON/MILAN, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Sixty-five years after Aristotle Onassis founded Greece’s

February 14, 2022
Total Views: 5793

Friday, February 11, 2022
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Shipping

Italy Set to Approve Start of Process to Sell Airline ITA to MSC

By Alberto Brambilla, Daniele Lepido and Chiara Albanese (Bloomberg) — Italy’s government is set to approve the start of the process to sell ITA

February 11, 2022
Total Views: 1318

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Shipping

Rising LNG Bunker Costs Not Deterring Carrier Newbuilds

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Investment in new LNG-fuelled ships has continued at pace, with class society DNV last month recording a further 40

February 9, 2022
Total Views: 1163

Thursday, January 27, 2022
Shipping

MSC Re-Routes Ships Near Greece to Protect Sperm Whales

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, the world’s largest container shipping company, will re-route its ships along the west coast of Greece to reduce the

January 27, 2022
Total Views: 1989

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Shipping

MSC Seeks Leading Role in Deal for ITA Airways

ROME, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Shipping company MSC, which has teamed up with Lufthansa to potentially bid for ITA Airways, wants a majority stake in the

January 27, 2022
Total Views: 815

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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Shipping

Italian Shipping Magnate Makes Daring Attempt Into Passenger Aviation

By William Wilkes and Daniele Lepido (Bloomberg) — The Italian billionaire who turned a one-boat cargo operation into the world’s biggest shipping

January 25, 2022
Total Views: 3656

Monday, January 24, 2022
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Shipping

MSC In Talks to Buy Italian Airline ITA with Lufthansa as Partner

By Francesca Landini and Giulia Segreti ROME, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Swiss-based shipping group MSC and German carrier Lufthansa want to buy the

January 24, 2022
Total Views: 2090

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Shipping

Supply Chain Chaos Helped Ocean Carriers Reap $150 Billion in 2021. Economists Warn It’s Helping Stoke Inflation

By Lauren Etter and Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ocean shipping rates are expected to stay elevated well into 2022, setting up another year of

January 18, 2022
Total Views: 4154