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.
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Port of Tanjung Pelepas became the first port in Southeast Asia to welcome Mediterranean Shipping Company latest and largest container vessel as part of its maiden voyage in the South East Asia region. PTP also became the first port in the world to achieve back to back record for highest utilisation of a container vessel when the ship left the port with the record load of 19,574 TEUs.
Port of Fremantle in Western Australia achieves new records after the arrival of two Post Panamax containerships in July. The two containerships calling the port, belong to Maersk and Mediterranean Shipping Company.
The ‘MSC Katya R’ of 4,112 TEU is one of the seven ships that MSC operates between Ecuador and Northern Europe. The ships will serve Moín on a weekly basis and Antwerp will now become the first European unloading port, before Rotterdam and Bremerhaven.
MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and Abu Dhabi ports signed an agreement on developing the container handling at Khalifa port. The signing ceremony took place on Tuesday, May 7, representing the developing potentials of Abu Dhabi’s cargo shipping hub.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) along with the Port Authority of Las Palmas have ratified an investment plan for the Port of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. The aim is to establish the Port of Las Palmas as a key hub for shipping traffic with the African West Coast. Approximately EUR 9 million will be funded to modernize the Port, a process that will take place over the course of eight years.
Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC has acquired a 10% interest in Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), the sixth largest container terminal operator in the world, which handles the container volumes of Geneva-based giant Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC).
An increasing number of shipping companies, terminals and nautical service providers in the Port of Rotterdam are sharing information in real time via the digital platform Pronto. A pilot project at the ECT Delta Terminal, operated by Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam, indicated that this ‘single point of truth’ can lead to significant improvements.
MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruise company, announced it has received approval from the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners for an innovative cruise terminal at PortMiami, as part of its expanding presence in North America and in the Caribbean.
Mediterranean Shipping Company, MSC, is for the time being omitting calls at Sines Container Terminal in Portugal due to an oil spill caused by a Panama-flagged vessel. The company is looking for alternatives in order not to harm the terminal’s operations.
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