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

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Does Size Matter? MSC and Maersk Shrug Off Capacity Ranking

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) Swiss-based container group MSC has overtaken Denmark’s Maersk as the world’s biggest shipper, the company

January 6, 2022
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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

MSC Passes Maersk to Become World’s Top Container Shipping Line

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is no longer the world’s largest container line. The Danish carrier has been overtaken

January 5, 2022
Total Views: 10752

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
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MSC in Exclusive Talks to Buy Bolloré’s African Logistics Business for $6.4 Billion

By Ania Nussbaum and Christopher Jasper (Bloomberg) — MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co., the world’s second-biggest container line, offered to buy the

December 21, 2021
Total Views: 1052

Monday, October 25, 2021

‘Mayhem’ as Carrier Alliances Offer Conflicting Schedule Information for Same Ship

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shippers from Asia to North Europe are being given conflicting information on vessel ETAs by carriers in the same

October 25, 2021
Total Views: 2718

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

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 2537

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

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 564

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

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 897

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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,

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 10983

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

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 1219

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

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 2474

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

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 1029

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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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

June 29, 2021
Total Views: 11082

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

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 1864

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

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 7187

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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‘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

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 12443

Thursday, April 1, 2021
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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

April 1, 2021
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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

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

October 19, 2020
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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

October 12, 2020
Total Views: 50

Friday, June 26, 2020
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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.

June 26, 2020
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