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

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Pure car and truck carrier in port

Gram Car Carriers Agrees to $700 Million Acquisition by MSC Subsidiary

Gram Car Carriers ASA (GCC) has announced the acceptance of a voluntary cash offer from SAS Shipping Agencies Services Sàrl (SAS), a wholly-owned subsidiary

May 28, 2024
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Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Pure car and truck carrier in port

MSC Subsidiary Launches $700 Million Takeover of Gram Car Carriers

SAS Shipping Agencies Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the world’s largest container shipping line, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, plans to

April 24, 2024
Total Views: 1109

Saturday, April 13, 2024
Satellite image shows a closer view of the Dali container ship and a collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge, in Baltimore, Maryland. Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

Shippers In Baltimore Disaster Face ‘General Average,’ MSC Says

By Brendan Murray Apr 13, 2024 (Bloomberg) –The owner of the ship that destroyed Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge has started a formal process

April 13, 2024
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Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Stock photo shows a MSC shipping container being lifted onto a ship

MSC Disputes ‘Excessive’ Fine for Alleged Shipping Act Violations

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The world’s largest container carrier will push back against a proposed US government fine that would rank among the

April 10, 2024
Total Views: 2444

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
MSC Sky II seen from an Indian Navy helicopter

‘MSC Sky II’ Sailing to Djibouti After Houthi Missile Attack

LONDON, March 5 (Reuters) – Container ship MSC Sky II was continuing its voyage to Djibouti on Tuesday after being hit by a missile a day earlier near

March 5, 2024
Total Views: 4252

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
MSC ships a the Port of Felixstowe. File Photo: John New /

MSC Ship Captain Sentenced for Sailing Under the Influence in the UK

Zbigniew Chowaniec, a 65-year-old Polish national and ship captain, has received a suspended prison sentence and a small fine in the UK after admitting to

February 14, 2024
Total Views: 4059

Wednesday, January 3, 2024
An MSC containership passes a Maersk containership

MSC Widens Capacity Gap, Solidifying Position as the World’s Largest Shipping Line

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company solidified its position as the world’s largest shipping line in 2023 with the addition of more than 1 million TEUs

January 3, 2024
Total Views: 3643

Wednesday, December 27, 2023
Houthi Port

Houthis Claim MSC Containership Attack

by Ahmed Elimam (Reuters) Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militia claimed responsibility for a missile attack on Tuesday on a container ship in the Red

December 27, 2023
Total Views: 2710

Friday, December 15, 2023
A UKMTO alert about an attack and map showing recent incidents in the region. Image courtesy UKMTO

More Red Sea Ship Attacks Raise Risks to Trade

Update: Maersk has instructed all Maersk vessels bound to pass through the Bab al-Mandab Strait to pause their journey until further notice in response to the

December 15, 2023
Total Views: 2873

Friday, December 1, 2023
Inauguration of Maersk's first container ship Laura Maersk that sails on green methanol in Copenhagen, Denmark September 14, 2023. Ritzau Scanpix/ Mads Claus Rasmussen via REUTERS

CEOs of Leading Global Shipping Lines Call for Action to Accelerate Transition to Green Fuels

The Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of major global shipping lines have issued a joint declaration at COP 28, urging the International Maritime Organization

December 1, 2023
Total Views: 882

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Vytautas Kielaitis /

Former Bed Bath & Beyond Files Massive Lawsuit Against MSC Alleging Profiteering

The bankruptcy estate of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission against Swiss-based MSC Mediterranean

November 29, 2023
Total Views: 4248

Friday, November 24, 2023
Stock image of an MSC containership

MSC Slaps Surcharge on Boxes Through Restricted Panama Canal

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – MSC has slapped a bumper $297 per teu surcharge on shipments transiting the Panama Canal in response to the

November 24, 2023
Total Views: 3138

Monday, October 2, 2023
msc ship in port

MSC to Buy 50% of Italian Passenger Rail Group

MILAN, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Shipping group MSC has entered into a binding agreement to acquire a 50% stake in Italian passenger

October 2, 2023
Total Views: 1567

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
HHLA's Container Terminal Burchardkai in Hamburg. Photo: HHLA/Thies Rätzke

Battle Heats up for Hamburg Port Operator as MSC Makes Offer

BERLIN, Sept 13 (Reuters) – MSC, the world’s biggest container shipping company, has offered to buy almost half of the main

September 13, 2023
Total Views: 1229

Thursday, September 7, 2023
zim containership

MSC and ZIM Strengthen Shipping Alliance

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The world’s largest container line, MSC, is joining in an alliance with tenth-ranked Zim across “multiple trades”,

September 7, 2023
Total Views: 2503

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
The MSC Flaminia containership on fire in the mid-Atlantic in 2012.

UK Court Upholds Decision Against MSC Stemming from 2012 MSC Flaminia Fire

A UK Court of Appeals has upheld a judge’s decision on a case stemming from the 2012 fire on board the MSC Flaminia containership, in which Mediterranean

September 5, 2023
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Monday, June 19, 2023
msc containership

MSC is Bleeding the Charter Market Dry

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The containership charter market shows no sign of softening as it goes into the usually slack summer season, despite

June 19, 2023
Total Views: 8076

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Fire Breaks Out on MSC Containership in UAE

Fire Breaks Out on MSC Containership in UAE

A MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company containership has caught fire at an anchorage in the UAE. The UAE’s National Search and Rescue Center said it

June 7, 2023
Total Views: 10422

Friday, May 19, 2023

MSC’s New Megaships Face Longer Transit Times on 2M’s Asia-Europe Route

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Last week’s announcement by the 2M Alliance partners that they intend to inject nine additional vessels into

May 19, 2023
Total Views: 3078

Thursday, May 18, 2023
Vytautas Kielaitis /

MSC to Explore Ammonia Fuel for Newbuilds

As MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company’s fleet capacity swells past the 5 million TEU mark for the first time in history, the world’s largest

May 18, 2023
Total Views: 1770


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