Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)

Company description

MSC is a privately owned Swiss-Italian company founded in 1970. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It operates a vast network of container ships that traverse major trade routes around the world. It has a large and modern fleet of container vessels, including container ships, containerized cargo ships, and specialized vessels. The company specializes in container shipping and provides services for transporting various types of cargo, including dry containers, refrigerated containers (reefers), and specialized cargo containers. It offers intermodal transportation services, which include not only ocean shipping but also inland transportation by rail and truck to connect ports to final destinations. 

Company details

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, S.A.Chemin Rieu 12-14,c1208 Geneva, Switzerland

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Company updates

  • January 03, 2024

    Concession contract signed to operate container terminal at Port of Lobito in Benguela

    Africa Global Logistics (AGL) has signed a concession contract to operate the multipurpose container terminal at the Port of Lobito in Benguela Province, Angola. AGL is set to oversee container...

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  • October 11, 2023

    Agreement announced to sell 50% stake in Italo

    Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), through its third infrastructure fund (GIP III), announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to sell a stake of approximately 50% in Nuovo Trasporto Vi...

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  • September 18, 2023

    MoU signed to acquire 49.9% holding stake in logistics business of HHLA Group

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) entered a binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the city of Hamburg to acquire a 49.9% holding stake in the port terminal, transport and logistics busines...

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  • December 16, 2022

    Partners selected for Louisiana International Terminal PPP project

    The government of Louisiana has announced that Ports America and MSC’s terminal arm Terminal Investment Limited (TiL) will invest US$800 million into a US$1.8 billion Louisiana Interna...

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  • December 27, 2019

    EBRD to provide US$ 12 million for Trans-shipment container terminal at AsyaPort

    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has loaned US$ 12 million to increase the capacity and to improve the efficiency of Turkey’s key trans-shipment hub Asyaport. The Internat...

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  • May 20, 2019

    Sole bidder for EUR1.2bn port project in Spain

    The port terminals division of the Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Terminal Investment Ltd Sàrl (TIL) is the only bidder that has presented an offer for the concessio...

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  • May 13, 2019

    Three teams shortlisted for the New Cruise Facility at Terminal 46 in Seattle

    The Port of Seattle in the USA announced the shortlisted firms to proceed in the process towards selecting a partner in the development and operation of a new cruise facility at the north end of Termi...

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  • May 11, 2018

    MSC to develop container terminal in Abu Dhabi for US$1 billion

    Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a 30-year concession agreement with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), based in Switzerland, to establish a new container terminal at Khalifa Port. Located 60km east...

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  • June 16, 2017

    Preferred bidder for SA cruise terminal

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the South African rail, port and pipeline company, has announced it has selected a preferred bidder for the Durban Cruise Terminal.

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  • June 05, 2017

    MSC signs 35-year concession agreement to develop a terminal in Côte d’Ivoire

    MSC and San Pedro Port have signed a 35-year concession agreement for the expansion of the San Pedro Container Terminal (TCSP) in Côte d’Ivoire.

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