Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Soren Toft, Former Maersk Executive, Takes the Helm at MSC

LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Soren Toft on Wednesday started his role as chief executive of Swiss headquartered container group MSC’s shipping and logistics business almost a year after he was hired...

December 2, 2020
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Monday, October 19, 2020

Military Sealift Command Actively Recruiting for Record Hiring

As an organization in constant support of the military forces moving worldwide, Military Sealift Command’s mission is always ongoing. We are looking for talented mariners to join our team across...

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 206

Monday, October 12, 2020
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Cargo from Dubai Arrives in Haifa, Cementing Israel-UAE Trade Route

By Rami Amichay HAIFA, Israel, Oct 12 (Reuters) – The ship-to-shore crane paused above the cargo ship just arrived from Dubai, then set its load down on the pier in...

October 12, 2020
Total Views: 36

Friday, June 26, 2020
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More Transatlantic Blankings Unveiled as New Trade War Threatens

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – 2M partners Maersk and MSC have extended the suspension of their TA4/NEUATL4 transatlantic loop through to September. The service, which deploys five vessels with...

June 26, 2020
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
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MSC to Roll-Out Carbon Offsetting Option for Customers

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – MSC is set to roll-out a customer carbon offsetting programme it has been trialling since last year. Since early 2019, it has been...

June 16, 2020
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Outbreak on Military Sealift Command Ship in Boston Repair Yard -Report

At least 18 crew members on board the Military Sealift Command ship USNS Leroy Grumman have tested positive for COVID-19 in Boston, CBS Boston has reported. The fleet replenishment oiler...

May 5, 2020
Total Views: 45

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
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Confirming Malware Attack, MSC Says Network Outage is Now Resolved

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) confirmed Wednesday that its network outage has now been resolved and its website and customer booking platform are back up and running after a malware...

April 15, 2020
Total Views: 12

Friday, April 10, 2020
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Suspecting Cyber Attack, MSC Reports Network Outage – Update

Mediterranean Shipping Company says it has experienced a network outage and it cannot rule out the possibility of a cyber attack, the company said Friday.  The outage began in one...

April 10, 2020
Total Views: 99

Friday, December 13, 2019
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MSC Defends Itself Against Report Claiming EU’s Biggest Polluter Status

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is defending itself against a report claiming the Swiss-based ocean carrier is one of the top carbon emitters in the EU.  The report, published this week...

December 13, 2019
Total Views: 2

Thursday, December 12, 2019
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Scrubber Queue Grows Ahead of IMO 2020

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Another containership fitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber) is added to the global fleet every 10 hours, according to Alphaliner data. However,...

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 46

Monday, December 9, 2019
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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: 11

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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MSC Noses Toward Top Liner Ranking After Poaching Star Maersk Exec

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Maersk’s cuts in capital expenditure, including its decision not to order new vessels in the next two years, will clear the way for MSC...

November 20, 2019
Total Views: 8

Monday, November 18, 2019
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MSC Confirms Toft’s Appointment as CEO of Shipping and Logistics Business

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Swiss headquartered container group MSC has hired Soren Toft as chief executive of its shipping and logistics business from rival A.P. Moller...

November 18, 2019
Total Views: 42

Friday, November 15, 2019
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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: 19

Thursday, October 17, 2019
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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: 25

Monday, September 23, 2019

The Long Gray Line – Turbo Activation 2019

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – On Monday, September 16, 2019, the United States Transportation Command ordered the no-notice activation of 28 out of the 61 ships held in the reserve...

September 23, 2019
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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Ready or Not, Here Comes the Ready Reserve Force!

By Sal Mercogliano, Ph.D. – In a week punctuated by a drone missile strike on two oil production plants in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, the United States Transportation Command on Monday...

September 18, 2019
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

U.S. Orders Large-Scale Turbo Activation Exercise of Ready Reserve Force Ships

The U.S. Department of Defense has ordered a large-scale turbo activation of ships in the U.S. Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Ready Reserve Force fleet.  The turbo activation is part of a...

September 17, 2019
Total Views: 40

Monday, August 19, 2019
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World’s Largest Containership Completes Maiden Voyage from China to Europe

The world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün, has completed its maiden voyage from Asia to Europe, its MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company said Monday.  AIS ship tracking data shows the MSC Gülsün has arrived in...

August 19, 2019
Total Views: 20

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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MSC Continues Ship Upgrades to Make Up for Lost Scrubber Slots

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – MSC has signed a new contract with Cargotec’s MacGregor to upgrade the container intake on six 16,000 teu vessels to mitigate the loss of...

June 27, 2019
Total Views: 30