Mediterranean Shipping Company (USA) Inc. (MSC) News

Unifeeder becomes a signatory to the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation

Signatories of the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation urge pioneers to align shipping with the Paris Agreement temperature goal. The private sector is already taking important steps to decarbonise global supply chains. Now governments must deliver the policies that will supercharge the transition and make zero-emission shipping the default choice by 2030. Full decarbonisation of international shipping is urgent and achievable. This is the clear message from Unifeeder and more than...

MSC CEO keynote speech at the London shipping week conference

In his keynote speech at the London International Shipping Week (LISW21) conference, held at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Soren Toft, CEO, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, discussed the current economic environment, the pressure the whole supply chain is facing and how the industry is evolving to ensure growth in a disrupted world. Emphasising shipping’s role as the backbone of global trade with a huge influence on the global economy, Soren explored the current st...

MSC launches new shuttle transpacific services connecting China and Long Beach

In response to the continued strong Transpacific market demand and to further support the challenging service schedules for North America West Coast, MSC is pleased to announce two new weekly shuttles, connecting south and central China with Long Beach. Rotation of services The rotation of MSC’s new Puma service will be as follows, with the first sailing by MSC Bhavya, ETD DaChan Bay on 3 October: DaChan Bay – Shekou – Long Beach – DaChan Bay  The rotatio...

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) launches new direct rail service from Trieste, Italy to Ludwigshafen, Germany

As a globally renowned company in shipping and logistics, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is constantly developing its service offering, through investments in cargo-related business activities worldwide. MSC is pleased to announce the launch of a new, direct rail service, connecting Trieste, in Italy and Ludwigshafen, in Germany, which will be available from September 10, 2021. This new rail service is designed to improve rail capacity and reduce transit time between Turkey and Germany, t...

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) welcomes Belgium’s seafarer vaccination programme

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), a globally renowned transportation and logistics company, welcomes initiatives, such as Belgium’s efforts to vaccinate all seafarers, who visit Belgian ports. Antwerp is a strategic location for MSC and seafarers on many MSC ships will now be able to take advantage of the programme. COVID-19 vaccination campaign Following a successful COVID-19 vaccination campaign, which was aimed at Belgian seafarers, Belgium is now extending its vaccination program...

Mediterranean Shipping Company to share eBL insights at the Swiss Supply Chain & Logistics Conference 2021

Five months after the launch of MSC eBL, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will be taking to the stage at the Swiss Supply Chain & Logistics Conference 2021 (SCLC) to explain what this digital solution means for customers and the industry. Held in Geneva, the home of MSC’s headquarters, the Swiss Supply Chain & Logistics Conference (SCLC) is expected to attract around 150 participants and feature more than 30 speakers. Swiss Supply Chain & Logistics Conference The aim of...

A.P. Moller - Maersk announced TradeLens Digital Shipping platform adoption grows in China

A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM announced that more than 10 members have joined TradeLens in the Chinese Mainland in the first month since its launch on May 10. The new members of the ecosystem to advance trade digitisation include industry-leading Chinese companies, two-port groups and eight intermodal and inland logistics providers. TradeLens is a neutral blockchain-enabled digital container logistics platform, jointly developed by A.P. Moller - Maersk and IBM, and includes foundational ca...

Hapag-LLoyd and Ocean Network Express complete TradeLens integration and A.P.Moller - Maersk modernise the world’s supply chain ecosystems

  Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) Pte. Ltd. announced they have completed integration onto the TradeLens platform, helping ensure a more timely and consistent view of logistics data for their containerised freight around the world. TradeLens is a neutral, third-party platform launched by IBM and A.P. Moller - Maersk to help modernise the world’s supply chain ecosystems and is run on IBM Cloud and IBM Blockchain. Benefitting from TradeLens Profit from...

MSC and Shell Marine agree to help accelerate the decarbonisation of the global shipping sector

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Shell International Petroleum Company Limited (Shell) have agreed to work closely together to help accelerate the decarbonisation of the global shipping sector. The long-term memorandum of understanding will help MSC and Shell to play enhanced roles in the energy transformation of shipping, as developers and early adopters of innovative technologies and fuel solutions. The companies plan to develop a range of safe, sustainable and competitive tec...

MSC Group to take part in a Sea Asia virtual panel session organised by Informa Markets

Bud Darr, Executive Vice President Maritime Policy and Government Affairs, MSC Group will be taking part in a Sea Asia virtual panel session, held as part of The Maritime Online Series, which is being organised by Informa Markets.   The Maritime Online Series is a month-long series of online events and specially produced content, running from 21 June to 22 July 2021. With a different theme each week, the series will cover a number of essential topics: Crewing, Regulation,...

MSC position on emissions from shipping in the EU

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company takes its commitment to decarbonisation extremely seriously. However, this is a complex endeavour that requires commitment and a long-term vision. To reach net-zero future is a long journey that will take years and significant investments with strategic partners and enablers. Despite the disruptions to the supply chains and the huge demand for cargo transportation in an extremely challenging, congested and evolving market, the company continues to focus on...

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co.’s CEO, Soren Toft calls for a global approach to R&D and carbon pricing

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has joined other carriers in reiterating support for a global R&D decarbonisation fund and also in backing a potential worldwide market-based measure that would include carbon pricing. On top of MSC’s own substantial efforts to boost fleet energy efficiency and trial a range of new fuels and technologies, specific global initiatives are required to help the shipping industry decarbonise, according to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company’s CEO Sor...

CMA CGM and MSC complete TradeLens integration and join as foundation carriers working with the IBM and Maersk Shipping Platform

Major global container carriers CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) announced they are now integrated onto TradeLens helping ensure a more fully integrated, timely and consistent view of logistics data for their containerised freight around the world. The digital platform is run on IBM Cloud and IBM Blockchain, and was jointly developed by IBM and A.P. Moller - Maersk. These two global shipping front-runners, together with Maersk, will act as platform foundation carriers with a...

ONE and Hapag-Lloyd Joins TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform developed by A.P. Moller - Maersk and IBM

Ocean Network Express (ONE), together with Hapag-Lloyd, joins TradeLens, the blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform jointly developed by A.P. Moller - Maersk and IBM, to benefit shippers and drive greater innovation. CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company also recently announced joining TradeLens. ONE is constantly strengthening and expanding its coverage to meet the challenging demands of the crucial Asia market and recognises that expanding digital collaboration is critical to t...

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