As the 16 seafarers from the cargo ship MV Anastasia were finally released following months of being stranded onboard off China, the ITF called on shipowners to pay the millions of dollars required to get seafarers off ships which remain stranded off the Chinese coast due to the country’s informal Australian exports ban.
Mediterranean Shipping Company
MSC Shipmanagement Limited of Cyprus and the oil-in-water emulsion fuels company, Quadrise shake hands and inked a Joint Development Agreement in order to carry out an MSAR operational trial on its commercial container vessels.
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.
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.
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