Major Ocean Carriers CMA CGM and MSC to Join TradeLens Blockchain-Enabled Shipping Platform

Major Ocean Carriers CMA CGM and MSC to Join TradeLens Blockchain-Enabled Shipping Platform

Global container carriers CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) today announced they will join TradeLens (www.tradelens.com), a blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by A.P. …
May 29, 2019 /  Vessels
MSC Matilde incident at Port of Liverpool, UK

MSC Matilde incident at Port of Liverpool, UK

Early Friday morning on 24 May, the container ship MSC Matilde was found to be listing in dock at the Port of Liverpool, UK. As a precaution, to ensure the safety of the captain and crew, they were disembarked from the …
May 27, 2019 /  Accidents
New Cruise Season starts at the Port of Riga

New Cruise Season starts at the Port of Riga

At the end of April, the Port of Riga opened the 2019 cruise season when the 300 m cruise ship MSC Poesia entered the port. MSC Poesia (see also CruiseMapper) is owned by the cruise line MSC and brought more than 2,500 …
May 14, 2019 /  Cruise
Port of Kiel strengthens its partnership with MSC Cruises

Port of Kiel strengthens its partnership with MSC Cruises

The PORT OF KIEL and the shipping company of MSC Cruises are going to intensify their long-lasting partnership. The corresponding letter of intent was signed on 27th April by Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman at MSC …
May 9, 2019 /  Cruise
MSC further supports preservation of marine environment by joining NAMEPA

MSC further supports preservation of marine environment by joining NAMEPA

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company announced on Friday (May 03) that the Group is to be a new member of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), which works to preserve the marine …
May 7, 2019 /  Curious
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