Four major lines – AP Moller-Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and ONE – have jointly established Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) to drive standardisation, digitalisation and interoperability in the industry.
Contship Italia has concluded an agreement with Itaterminaux, a fully controlled subsidiary of MSC’s terminal arm TIL (Terminal Investment Ltd), for the sale of its 50% stake in Medcenter Container Terminal (MCT) at Gioia Tauro, Italy’s largest transhipment terminal.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will be upgrading its Australia Express service between Europe/Indian Ocean and Australia under a new partnership with CMA CGM.
The switch by Maersk Line and MSC of a transatlantic service from Liverpool from Felixstowe last July after the latter port suffered severe delays due to problems with a new terminal operating system has become permanent.
The cooperation between ZIM and the 2M Alliance of Maersk Line and MSC is being expanded to the Asia – Med and Asia – Pacific Northwest trades covering four services.
So far 21 of the 270 containers that fell from the vessel MSC Zoe into the North Sea last week have washed up.
Container line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has pledged to find all the containers that fell from the MSC Zoe last week and cover full costs of the clean-up.