MSC Shipping Co. our Mediterranean Shipping Company for its name in English, ranks second in the world's top ten container shipping companies, with airline services all over the world.
The Mediterranean Shipping Corporation S.A is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. MSC was established in 1970 and became the second largest shipping company in the world in terms of container capacity and number of container ships in 2007.
MSC shipping focused on the development of shipping services between Africa and the Mediterranean in the 70’s. By 1985, the Mediterranean shipping business expanded to Europe, and later launched the Atlantic route. From the scale of investment, we can see the enthusiasm of Mediterranean shipping and the speed of its development.
In its beginnings, MSC Shipping focused on the development of Maritime services between Africa and the Mediterranean, but years later this company was expanded o Europe and launched a pan-Atlantic route. Initially, MSC Shipping (MED) opened routes from the Far East to Europe and then opened another route to Australia. The Trans-Pacific route of the 1999 MSC Shipping Company (MED) was officially set sail and was then widely welcomed by shippers.
MSC shipping has 480 organizations worldwide and works in more than 215 countries in five continents, with 70.000 employees and manage around 490 container ships in 500 terminals, providing 200 direct and combined routes providing import and export shipping logistics services to/from the European region, the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, the Adriatic, Scandinavian Pen, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, North America, South America, the Middle East, South Asia and South-East Asia. More than 13 sailings are arriving each week in these areas.
In spite of counting with tenacious international partners, this company prefers to work independently in the logistics of door-to-door shipments, because its infrastructure is so prepared that not only offer the shipping service but also haulage and warehousing services almost anywhere in the world.
This company may not be the best in the world, but it is in the process of becoming one. In fact, MSC Shipping is a Monster company in Asia becoming a wholly-owned agent of the Mediterranean Shipping Corporation in China, working since 1996 in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Zhongshan, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Tianjin, Ningbo, and Beijing with a Regional headquarter located in Hong Kong operating with more than 300 top professionals in the industry.
Gianluigi Aponte, its creator, must be deeply proud of the 40 years of heritage that The Mediterranean Shipping Corporation S.A has. The scale of investment can also be seen in the MSC Shipping Company (Mediterranean Shipping) to the industry's enthusiasm and development speed, but the success of this company is not only based on money, but on values of good relations, respect and cordiality between the staff and for the clients.