Tuesday, September 21, 2021
MSC container-ship Port of Montreal Canada

MSC Newbuilds to Ride Carpets of Bubbles to Fuel Savings

Some big news today in the world of bubbles. Or air lubrication, to be specific. London-based Silverstream Technologies, a leader in the field of air lubrication systems for ships, says...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 2317

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Port of long beach

MSC Embraces Market-Based Measures to Meet Climate Change Targets

By Nick Savvides at London International Shipping Week (The Loadstar) – MSC has embraced market-based measures (MBMs) to help the industry meet its climate change targets, CEO Soren Toft said today. Speaking...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 527

Monday, September 13, 2021

MSC’s Soren Toft to Deliver Keynote Speech at London International Shipping Week

Shipping’s central role within the global economy will come under the spotlight in a keynote speech delivered by Soren Toft, CEO of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), one of the...

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 841

msc ship in port

2M Blanks Sailings, Taking Angry Shippers by Surprise

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A container shipping line announcement that it would blank four sailings in the Golden Week period has left shippers, still struggling to get cargo out of...

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 10867

Monday, September 6, 2021

MSC To Increase Its Peak Season Surcharge Between Europe And US

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – MSC is to increase its peak season surcharge (PSS) between Europe and the US by $1,000 per 40ft on 1 October. The Geneva-headquartered carrier said...

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 1107

Thursday, August 5, 2021
Port of long beach

MSC ‘Shocked’ By Shipper’s Anti-Trust Complaint

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Switzerland-based carrier MSC has roundly rejected complaints made by Pennsylvania home décor supplier MCS Industries and says it was “shocked to learn of the accusations”. MSC...

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 2456

Friday, July 16, 2021
Port of long beach

MSC and Shell to Work Together on Decarbonizing Shipping

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is teaming up with Shell to develop alternative fuels and technology to help the shipping sector’s energy transition towards decarbonization. MSC will work with Shell...

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 1019

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
msc containership

MSC Continues ‘Insatiable’ Containership Buying Spree

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – MSC is continuing its strategy of hoovering-up container tonnage on the second-hand market, acquiring more ships in the past week, some to remain on charter to...

June 29, 2021
Total Views: 10966

Friday, June 4, 2021
Port of long beach

MSC Calls for Carbon Tax and Support of Global R&D Fund to Help Shipping Decarbonize

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is throwing its support behind a carbon tax on ship fuel as well a proposed global research and development fund to help accelerate the decarbonization of...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 1823

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Another ‘New Normal’ as Container Rollover Rates Increase

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The number of container rollovers at major box ports continued to climb last month, affecting some 39% of all shipments, according to new data from...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 7147

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
msc ariane

‘Bad Fuel’ Cited as MSC Containership Breaks Down En Route to Los Angeles

A 366-meter containership belonging to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has broken down in the Pacific Ocean after reporting a fuel quality issue and the ship is now under tow to...

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 12352

Thursday, April 1, 2021
maersk arctic

MSC Warns Against Arctic Shipping Amid Debate Over Suez Canal’s Closure

Swiss shipping line MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company says it is doubling down on its commitment to avoid sending ships through the Arctic as some debate the need for alternative trade...

April 1, 2021
Total Views: 16101

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
Total Views: 4008

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: 268

Monday, October 12, 2020
Maritime News

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: 45

Friday, June 26, 2020
cargo containers
Maritime News

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: 25

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
msc ship in port
Maritime News

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: 20

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: 79

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
msc ship in port
Maritime News

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: 28

Friday, April 10, 2020
msc containership
Maritime News

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: 201