MSC Australia marks 30 successful years in container shipping business

MSC Australia marks 30 successful years in container shipping business

MSC Australia has come a long way since 1989. From six MSC staff, offering a fortnightly container service to South Africa, the agency has now expanded to hundreds of employees and vessel calls in seven major ports …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Irish Continental Group sells cruise ferry Oscar Wilde

Irish Continental Group sells cruise ferry Oscar Wilde

Irish Continental Group plc (ICG) announces that it has entered into a bareboat hire purchase agreement for the sale of the cruise ferry Oscar Wilde to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA. Caption: Cruise ferry …
Apr 11, 2019 /  Vessels
GE - Propelling Towards a Cleaner and More Efficient Future of Cruise

GE - Propelling Towards a Cleaner and More Efficient Future of Cruise

GE Will be Showcasing Various Propulsion Technologies and Service Capabilities at Seatrade Cruise Global 2019 GE is a Valuable Partner to the World’s Cruise Operators; Recently Chosen to Equip Multiple MSC …
Apr 9, 2019 /  Cruise
APM Terminals Algeciras sets new record

APM Terminals Algeciras sets new record

APM Terminals Algeciras hits a new Port Moves Per Hour (PMPH) record for a vessel berthed at Juan Carlos I berth. On Monday, 25th of March, 187,82  PMPH were registered on MSC Kalina. The Operations Department of …
Apr 4, 2019 /  Curious
Valletta Cruise Port welcomes MSC Bellissima

Valletta Cruise Port welcomes MSC Bellissima

Valletta Cruise Port has welcomed MSC Bellissima (see also CruiseMapper), the 16th ship to join MSC Cruises’ global fleet. The ship, which entered into service earlier in the month, marks a key milestone in the MSC …
Mar 22, 2019 /  Cruise
MSC adds vessel to its Lone Star service from Asia to USEC and Gulf of Mexico

MSC adds vessel to its Lone Star service from Asia to USEC and Gulf of Mexico

MSC is adding a vessel to its Lone Star service from Asia to USEC and Gulf of Mexico. The operational change will start week 13 from Ningbo, with the Maersk Kalamata 913E. Caption: Containership Maersk Kalamata - …
Mar 18, 2019 /  Vessels
MSC Enhances Australia Express Service Through New VSA

MSC Enhances Australia Express Service Through New VSA

MSC is upgrading its Australia Express service between Europe / Indian Ocean and Australia. Starting during the month of September 2019, a new partnership will be implemented between MSC and CMA CGM to operate a joint …
Mar 8, 2019 /  Curious
Liverpool adds another new service ahead of recruitment drive

Liverpool adds another new service ahead of recruitment drive

MSC is to introduce a new call at the Port of Liverpool, as part of a rotation including Canada, Turkey and various southern European ports. The news comes after the 2M shipping alliance confirmed at the end of 2018 that …
Mar 7, 2019 /  Curious
Maiden call of MSC Bellissima marked with a traditional plaque & key ceremony

Maiden call of MSC Bellissima marked with a traditional plaque & key ceremony

A traditional Plaque & Key ceremony was held to mark the maiden call of MSC Bellissima (see also CruiseMapper) as she arrived at the Port of Southampton on Friday 1 March. Caption: Passenger ship MSC …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Cruise
MSC offers a new dedicated Intra-Asia service

MSC offers a new dedicated Intra-Asia service

MSC announced on Monday (Mar04) a new service connecting Vietnam and Thailand with China in a few days. Caption: Container ship MSC Athos - Image courtesy of Aart van Bezooijen The new trade will enable MSC to …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Curious