Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has been Founded in 1970 by Captain Gianluigi Aponte, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, since 1978. A world leader in container shipping, MSC has evolved from a one-vessel operation into a globally respected logistics business with 600 vessels.
MSC’s wide range of operations covers 155 countries across five continents, where MSC provides timely delivery of goods and services to local communities, customers, and international business partners. The Company’s international headquarters supervise a worldwide network of 524 offices with each having responsibility for commercial and operational activities in their respective countries.
With the help of our modern and green fleet, we deliver goods and services to cargo shippers of all sizes scale, calling at 500 ports on 230 trade routes, and carrying around 24 million TEU (Twenty-foot equivalent units) annually. Over the years, MSC has invested in several initiatives, such as operational strategic alliances, and has further diversified its business-related activities.
The Company has seen exponential growth in terms of both volume and fleet capacity, and now serves millions of customers globally, with a 365-days-a-year operation. Today, our focus remains true to our roots, building and retaining long-term trusted partnerships with customers of all size and scale.