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.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the group president and CEO of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Diego Aponte wrote an open letter marking the company’s actions in order to continue business during the outbreak.
Abu Dhabi Ports announced the signing of a long-term agreement with MSC Cruises, meaning that the latter is now provided with berthing rights at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal and Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach.
Hapag-Lloyd recently announced its collaboration with the 2M Alliance members, Maersk and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). Specifically, companies signed a space charter agreement which will further allow Hapag-Lloyd’s entrance into selected services of 2M on the Asia-North Europe trade.
Following the multiple strikes taking place in French ports, MSC container shipping company announced it is implementing its contingency plans to re-route container ships away from the ports when necessary, Reuters reports.
On 5 December, MSC officially launched its new private island called “Ocean Cay”, and welcomed its first guests, passengers of the cruise ship MSC Divina. The “Ocean Cay” is considered to be a tropical destination located in the Bahamas, offering privacy for each guest.
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