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

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
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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

June 16, 2020
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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.

May 5, 2020
Total Views: 110

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
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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

April 15, 2020
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Friday, April 10, 2020
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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

April 10, 2020
Total Views: 296

Friday, December 13, 2019
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Maritime News

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

December 13, 2019
Total Views: 10

Thursday, December 12, 2019
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Maritime News

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,

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 61

Monday, December 9, 2019
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Maritime News

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,

December 9, 2019
Total Views: 49

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Maritime News

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

November 20, 2019
Total Views: 23

Monday, November 18, 2019
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Maritime News

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

November 18, 2019
Total Views: 111

Friday, November 15, 2019
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Maritime News

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

November 15, 2019
Total Views: 54

Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Maritime News

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

October 17, 2019
Total Views: 83

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

September 23, 2019
Total Views: 148

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

September 18, 2019
Total Views: 105

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

September 17, 2019
Total Views: 194

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

August 19, 2019
Total Views: 78

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Maritime News

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

June 27, 2019
Total Views: 86

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Containership Companies Cleared In U.S. Investigation

by Vera Eckert (Reuters) – The world’s two biggest container shipping companies on Tuesday said they have been cleared in an investigation of the

February 26, 2019
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
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Maritime News

Replenishment Gone Wrong: U.S. Navy Cruiser and MSC Dry Cargo Ship Collide Off U.S. East Coast

A U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser and a Military Sealift Command dry cargo ship collided Tuesday during an underway replenishment off the coast of Florida,

February 6, 2019
Total Views: 116

Friday, December 7, 2018
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Maritime News

MSC Pays $630,000 in Penalties for California Air Quality Violations

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has paid $630,625 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board for violating the Ocean-Going Vessel At-Berth

December 7, 2018
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Maritime News

MSC Announces New Bunker Surcharge to Help Cover $2 Billion Per Year Low Sulphur Fuel Costs

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has joined its rivals Maersk Line and CMA CGM in announcing a new bunker fuel surcharge to be imposed on its customers to

September 25, 2018
Total Views: 45