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
Wärtsilä signs maintenance agreement to support MSCL’s tug operations

Wärtsilä signs maintenance agreement to support MSCL’s tug operations

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an optimised maintenance agreement with Marine Service Company Ltd (MSCL), a Saudi Arabian tug operator. It is the first-ever such agreement that Wärtsilä has …
Feb 28, 2019 /  Vessels
MSC Cruises reveals unique features of flexible and engaging MSC Bellissima retail offer

MSC Cruises reveals unique features of flexible and engaging MSC Bellissima retail offer

Largest shopping area to date with 30% more space than MSC Meraviglia Exclusive products and offers from leading international brands Pioneering retail entertainment concept offers guests an immersive shopping …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Cruise
Noble Corporation plc Announces Purchase Of A Second Newbuild Jackup Rig To Support Concurrently Awarded Drilling Contract With Saudi Aramco

Noble Corporation plc Announces Purchase Of A Second Newbuild Jackup Rig To Support Concurrently Awarded Drilling Contract With Saudi Aramco

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced that it has exercised an option for the purchase of a second newbuild Gusto MSC CJ46 design jackup rig from the PaxOcean Group (PaxOcean) for $83.75 million. Noble will …
Feb 14, 2019 /  Vessels
GE to Propel MSC Cruises’ Next-Generation Mega Fleet Seaside Class

GE to Propel MSC Cruises’ Next-Generation Mega Fleet Seaside Class

MSC Seaside EVO Are the Latest Two Mega Cruise Ships Added to MSC Cruises’ Seaside Class GE Will Provide the Electric Propulsion Technology and Lead the Consortium for Managing Electrical Power and Propulsion …
Feb 13, 2019 /  Cruise
MSC Makes Significant Investment in Portugal’s Largest Dry Port

MSC Makes Significant Investment in Portugal’s Largest Dry Port

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company through its rail freight operator Medway in Iberia, is making a significant investment in the construction of Portugal’s largest dry port to address the growing needs of exporters …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Vessels
ZIM and the 2M Alliance Announce a Major Expansion of Their Strategic Operational Cooperation in Two Additional Trades

ZIM and the 2M Alliance Announce a Major Expansion of Their Strategic Operational Cooperation in Two Additional Trades

ZIM and the 2M Alliance Announce a Major Expansion of Their Strategic Operational Cooperation in Two Additional Trades ZIM CEO Eli Glickman: “This is a major strategic step, upgrading ZIM’s …
Jan 11, 2019 /  All
2M Cooperates with ZIM on Asia to Mediterranean and Asia to U.S West Coast Services

2M Cooperates with ZIM on Asia to Mediterranean and Asia to U.S West Coast Services

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and 2M partner Maersk Line announce a new strategic cooperation with ZIM on Asia-US West Coast (USWC) and Asia-Mediterranean trades. MSC, Maersk Line and ZIM will run the operation …
Jan 10, 2019 /  All