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.

Video from the Netherlands Coastguard of the damage to containership MSC Zoe which lost 270 containers in heavy weather in the North Sea.

A Meditterranean Shipping Co (MSC) vessel MSC Zoe lost at least 270 containers off the Dutch coast in heavy weather.

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has paid $630,625 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for violating the Ocean-Going Vessel At-Berth regulation.

AP Moller-Maersk, CMA CGM, Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hapag-Lloyd and MSC have joined hands to form a new container shipping association to pave the way for digitalisation, standardisation and interoperability in the container shipping industry.

Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has followed its alliance partner Maersk Line in announcing a new fuel surcharge from 1 January 2019 to take into account the additional cost of the IMO’s 0.5% global sulphur cap from the start of 2020.

MSC has become the latest line to divert one of its services away from the Port of Felixstowe as disruption and delays continue at the UK port following the introduction of a new terminal operating system in June.

It was a photograph of a small containership that took my attention. She is currently operating for one of the world’s biggest operators, but is 36 years old. This might appear strange, when container vessels twenty years younger are being laid up in some numbers, in the expectation that they are unlikely to trade again.

The 2M Alliance comprising Maersk Line and MSC has entered into a long term cooperation with ZIM Integrated Shipping on the Asia – US East Coast trade.

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