Two shipping giants, including French container carriers CMA CGM and Geneva-based MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), are now integrated onto TradeLens, a blockchain-based digital container logistics platform, jointly developed by Maersk and IBM.
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MSC is considering the use of hydrogen and fuels derived from it as a potential fuel source for the future for container shipping.
A crane worker was injured after the giant container ship ‘MSC MIA’ collided with a gantry crane while manoeuvring at the Spanish Port of Valencia, in the morning hours of Sunday.
In light of the COVID-19 quarantine and lockdown measures, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will further accelerate efforts to boost an electronic Bill of Lading (e-BL) across the shipping sector.
Cruise major, MSC Cruises announced that its largest and longest vessel “MSC Seashore”, featuring 339 metres, touched water for the first time.
The Port of Barcelona received the first call from the MSC Sixin, the second largest container ship in the world, which is carrying out loading and unloading operations at the Hutchison Ports BEST terminal.
As an essential cog for global trade it is imperative for ship operators to keep the world moving despite the difficult operating conditions formed amid COVID-19, said MSC Group President & CEO Diego Aponte.
The UAE has banned the Panamanian-flagged container ship MSC Joanna from operating in its waters and ports for one year over violation of the recently implemented fuel carriage ban.
The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will be adding new port calls to its US and South America East Coast (USA-SAEC) service. The new service rotation will also include new calls, such as Cristobal, Panama; Paranagua in southern Brazil; and Philadelphia on the US East Coast.
MSC Cruises, part of the Geneva-based shipping giant Mediterranean Shipping Company, announced that an Australian passenger who had cruised onboard the MSC Opera in the East Mediterranean from 17-28 February, tested positive for COVID-19, on 3 March.
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