MSC News

Diego Aponte signing Buckingham Declaration   03 Nov 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company has signed the Buckingham Palace Declaration to combat illegal wildlife trafficking at a ceremony in London

Durban Harbour and cityscape   03 Nov 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company is removing plastic pellets from the Durban harbour in South Africa after a freak storm caused a nurdles spill

  24 Oct 2017
Landmark orders for 18,000 and 22,000 TEU vessels have helped to double the average containership size compared to what it was two decades ago

Bangkok Barge Terminal (BBT), the river barge terminal joint venture between MOL and Sahathai Terminal, has been authorized by the Thai Customs Department to operate an Inland Container Depot (ICD), starting from July 21, 2017.   13 Oct 2017
The CEO of Sahathai Terminal in Thailand, one of Thailand’s leading private port operators, has revealed that there are plans to invest over $24 million to expand its commercial port capabilities

  12 Oct 2017
Contship Italia’s La Spezia Container Terminal has handled its 1 millionth TEU but plans to increase further through a tour of Asia

  10 Oct 2017
The Panama flagged MSC Ines has been grounded in the Durban storm that continues to cause chaos for the South African city

  09 Oct 2017
South Korea's Hyundai Merchant Marines (HMM) is the best carrier line in the world for being on-time for port calls, according to SeaIntel's latest report

  29 Sep 2017
New research has valued the global container fleet market at US$14.4 billion by 2025, up from $8.8 billion in 2016

  22 Sep 2017
Mediterranean Shipping (MSC) has, according to multiple reports, confirmed a deal for 11 22,000-TEU vessels — the largest vessel order in the company’s 47-year history and one of the biggest ever in the containership industry

GenMar Victory entering Port of Rotterdam   21 Sep 2017
International standards for nautical port information have taken a leap forward this week due to the efforts of the Rotterdam Port Call Optimisation Task Force

  20 Sep 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has renewed its contract with Kalmar, part of Cargotec, by ordering new container-handling equipment as part of a fleet renewal programme in five terminal locations across South Africa

Left to right:
•Giordano Bruno Guerrini Chairman of the Board for the BIC
•Ken Rohlmann of Hapag-Lloyd, Vice-Chairman of CINS
•Jean-Christophe Triat of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), member of CINS
•Douglas Owen Secretary General of the BIC
  18 Sep 2017
The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) has announced that the BIC Award has gone to the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) in recognition of the progress its made in sharing information and improving safety aboard vessels and throughout...

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe is strategically located on the UK's southeast coast and within easy reach of major ports in North West continental Europe   14 Sep 2017
Hutchison Ports' Port of Felixstowe will welcome an 18,000-plus TEU vessel of 2017 today (September 14, 2017) when Maersk Line's 18,270 TEU Matz Maersk visits on its 2M Alliance service between Europe and Asia

Simha: “We are pitched a lot of ideas and have developed a good sense of what is just another hype.”   07 Sep 2017
The Chief Information Officer of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has said that the global shipping industry will improve its approach to technological change through greater collaboration

  04 Sep 2017
The European Commission has approved the joint acquisition of Belgian container terminal operator PSA DGD by Swiss Terminal Investment Limited Sàrl (TiL) and Singapore’s PSA International (PSA)

  30 Aug 2017
Hapag-Lloyd has revealed that it has no plans to follow CMA CGM and MSC and build new 22,000 TEU containerships after reporting strong second quarter earnings

  04 Aug 2017
South Korea’s ocean shipping companies may be about become one with Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), the 15th largest in the world, as plans are reportedly in place to create a single national alliance

  20 Jul 2017
HMM slashed its containership capacity in operation by 28% between April and the end of June amid a ‘fleet rationalization’

  13 Jul 2017
Maersk Group has said it had restored service contracts data relating to US trades which had been lost in the recent ‘Not Petya’ cyberattack

  10 Jul 2017
Orient Overseas International (OOIL) has accepted a takeover sum of US$6.3 billion by Cosco Shipping