MSC News

  16 Feb 2018
​Container shipping company mergers and acquisitions have destroyed $110 billion of shareholder value in the past 21 years, according to a recently published report by McKinsey & Co.

MSC Shuba B. Credit: Philaport   14 Feb 2018
Port of Philadelphia has passed another challenge by Mediterranean Shipping Company

  13 Feb 2018
Terminal Investment Limited has appointed Ammar Kanaan as Chief Executive Officer effective April 9, 2018

  12 Feb 2018
South Korea’s largest carrier, Hyundai Merchant Marine, will start ordering vessels of 22,000 TEU capacity at the beginning next month (March 2018) at the earliest

With its capacity of 19,900 TEU, the “Barzan” is a container giant – Hapag-Lloyd has six ships of this class in its fleet. Credit: Hapag-Lloyd   09 Feb 2018
As of 1 January 2018, 451 ultra-large containerships (ULCS) were operating, while another 129 were on order for delivery into 2020, according to container sector credit risk analyst DynaLiner.

  24 Jan 2018
Haifa Port, the largest of Israel's three major international seaports, has recorded a new record after moving 223 containers per ship hour

  23 Jan 2018
Port of Philadelphia in the US has released a video of the moment it received its largest containership to ever call at the port on January 14, 2018

Søren Leth Johannsen, Chief Commercial Officer of Maersk Container Industry   21 Dec 2017
Søren Leth Johannsen, CCO of MCI, shares his thoughts on how the company and the reefer industry is progressing

Durban harbour mouth   19 Dec 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced that operations to mitigate damage caused by a nurdle spill in the Durban harbour will continue into 2018

  06 Dec 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has commissioned engineering services and solutions company MacGregor, part of Cargotec, to optimise the container carrying capabilities of 31 vessels.

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