In an effort to decarbonize shipping, Mediterranean Shipping Company and Shell focused on some of the challenges faced by hard-to-decarbonise sectors, such as the long asset lifespans, high energy dependency and complexity of electrification.
Following the engine room fire onboard “Maersk Elba” which took place while the vessel was en route from Suez to Felixstowe, MSC decided to cover the costs related to the incident.
Despite the pandemic, climate change is still a hot issue and the shipping industry has a long way to go to make sure that their role in a sustainable future is fruitful. Thus, Bud Darr, Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs at MSC Group explains the current environmental challenge and how the industry can move towards decarbonization.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) joined the Hydrogen Council, a global industry body, following the industry’s efforts to accelerate R&D related to clean hydrogen derived fuels and solutions.
In light of the ongoing crew change crisis, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is calling for an urgent crew change solution for the bulk carrier “ANASTASIA”, which is stuck off the coast of northern China.
After a five-month pause in its cruise operations due to the coronavirus pandemic, the cruise company MSC informed that restarted operations, as MSC Grandiosa departed from Genoa, Italy for its first 7-night cruise in West Mediterranean.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has denied accusations by NGO Transport & Environment that it is the seventh largest carbon emitter in Europe, commenting that the company operates a modern fleet and is running the biggest fleet investment programme in the industry to further reduce emissions.
Port of Los Angeles set a new global record for most cargo moves during a single ship call. In fact, 18.465 containers from the MSC Isabella were successfully moved at APM Terminals’ Pier 400.
The container shipping line, MSC recently informed that is extending its MSC Carbon Neutral Programme around the global, as it plans to enhance its entire strategy by the end of 2020.
Total Terminals International (TTI) recently achieved a new record, marking the highest volume of container movements at Pier T in Port of Long Beach.
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