MSC News

  26 Jun 2017
Turkish companies are shipping more to Qatar since Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt decided to block transport routes to the country on June 5, 2017

  23 Jun 2017
the biggest container shipping company by number of chartered and owned ships in its fleet is APM-Maersk with 636 ships in service

  23 Jun 2017
A drone has captured the moment that the world's largest container ship, the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong, made its maiden call at Port of Felixstowe

  21 Jun 2017
This week's Wednesday Wisdom, an interesting extract from one of PTI's technical papers, comes from Dirk Visser, Senior Shipping Consultant, Managing Editor Publications & DynaLiners, Dynamar

  21 Jun 2017
Drewry has reported that the top five carriers will control a little under 60% of the world’s containership fleet by 2021. In 2005, the same bracket of carriers held around 37%.

  31 May 2017
Japanese carrier Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has co-developed and tested a wind-resistance-reducing windshield on its containership MOL Marvel

  31 May 2017
Swiss liner Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has signed a 35-year concession agreement to run a container terminal at San Pedro Port in the Ivory Coast

  31 May 2017
American class body ABS has created a new notation that encourages owners to boost firefighting capability on older containerships.

  30 May 2017
Carrier Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has received Japanese government funding for its project to develop autonomous ocean-going vessels.

  26 May 2017
An extension to DHL's computerized early warning system uses machine learning to detect weakness in its supply chain before disruptions damage finances or reputations

  26 May 2017
A US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) official has voiced support of efforts to strengthen US antitrust law to fight “unprecedented consolidation and alliances among the largest ocean carriers”.

  24 May 2017
Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company have completed their merger to become one combined company and one of the top five global carriers

  22 May 2017
Seahorse Shipping has created a proposal that jumps the hurdle of mega-ship-created congestion in ports by installing vessels inside mega-vessels before launching them before they draw into port, thereby alleviating the huge capacities coming...

  17 May 2017
The GE Transportation and the Port of Los Angeles partnership to develop a digital ocean supply chain solution has launched on a pilot basis at APM Terminals with Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)

  17 May 2017
APM Terminals has named a new Vice President and CFO: Katja Otten, who was formerly CFO for Shell's integrated gas projects business in Malaysia

  17 May 2017
American farmers have expressed concern over the impact of shipping alliances on agricultural exports

  16 May 2017
Higher revenues in container shipping have led to lower operating losses for the South Korean liner operator Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM)

  15 May 2017
MSC has set a new record for the biggest container ship ever to dock in Israel after MSC Cristina sailed into Haifa Port

  15 May 2017
Preliminary data shows that world container traffic made a 'giant leap forwards' in the first quarter of 2017, according to Drewry’s Container Insight Weekly report

  11 May 2017
DP World Southampton has announced the arrival of the largest vessel to ever call at a UK port with the arrival of containership MOL Triumph.