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

Thursday, January 26, 2023
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MSC Continues to Strengthen Fleet for Life Outside the 2M

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – MSC is continuing to buy second-hand containerships, and does not appear to have lost its appetite for ordering

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

2M Breakup Leaves Maersk in a Tight Spot

Drewry believes MSC’s biggest size makes it better positioned to go it alone in the competitive market for container shipping, while Maersk’s focus

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MSC and Maersk to End 2M Alliance in 2025

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Denmark’s Maersk and Swiss-based MSC, the world’s largest container shipping

January 25, 2023
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Thursday, December 22, 2022
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Bloomberg Video: How Drug Smugglers Infiltrated a Global Shipping Giant

Bloomberg is out with a new video today following up on a controversial article published last week on how cocaine-smuggling gangs infiltrated the

December 22, 2022
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Wednesday, December 21, 2022

MSC Completes Bolloré Africa Acquisition

Swiss-based MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, the world’s largest container shipping company, has completed its acquisition of the African logistic

December 21, 2022
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Monday, December 19, 2022
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MSC Says Bloomberg Article on MSC Gayane Drug Bust Rehashes Old News

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, the world’s largest container shipping company, has issued a statement in response to a recent Bloomberg article that

December 19, 2022
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Monday, November 28, 2022

MSC’s First Cargo Plane Delivered

The first aircraft in MSC’s new air cargo business has been delivered. Atlas Air, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ: AAWW), announced

November 28, 2022
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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Banana Supply Headache Fuels Russia-Latin America Shipping Talks

MOSCOW, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Fesco FESH.MM, one of Russia’s largest transportation companies, said on Tuesday it was in

November 22, 2022
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Friday, November 4, 2022

New Container Terminal Would Boost Capacity at Port of Baltimore

The Port of Baltimore, one of the busiest in the country for roll/on-roll/off cargo, is set for a big boost to its container handling capacity. A new private

November 4, 2022
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Monday, October 31, 2022
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DOJ Charges Former Heavyweight Boxer for Smuggling Cocaine Worth Over $1 Billion on MSC Containerships

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged a former heavyweight boxer with trafficking over 20 tons of cocaine on containerships linked to the world’s

October 31, 2022
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Monday, October 24, 2022
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Liner Giant MSC Makes Major Towing Acquisition

Mediterranean Shipping Company has agreed to acquire Italian towage operator Rimorchiatori Mediterranei S.p.A., the world’s third-largest harbor tug

October 24, 2022
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Monday, October 3, 2022

President Macron’s Chief of Staff Indicted Over MSC Links

PARIS, Oct 3 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron’s chief of staff has been indicted by the national financial crimes prosecutor

October 3, 2022
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Monday, September 26, 2022
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World’s Largest Shipping Line MSC Announces New Air Cargo Service

By Bryce Baschuk (Bloomberg) — Mediterranean Shipping Co., the world’s largest container line, will expand into air cargo using four leased Boeing Co.

September 26, 2022
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
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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
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Friday, May 20, 2022
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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: 3084

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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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
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Tuesday, May 3, 2022

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
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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

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
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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

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: 2783

Friday, April 1, 2022
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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
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