MSC On A Buying Spree!

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  • The Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has reached the 250-ship mark.
  • It also has three more acquisitions in its pocket.
  • MSC surpassed Maersk at the top of the liner rankings at the start of the year.

The historic secondhand vessel spree Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) embarked upon in August 2020 has now hit the 250-ship mark with news of three more acquisitions, reported by Splash 247.

Breaking records

Alphaliner is reporting the Soren Toft-led carrier has taken the 5,618 teu, 1999-built sister ships Conti Canberra and Conti Darwin as well as the 14-year-old, 2,702 teu X-Press Kanchenjunga.

MSC, which surpassed Maersk at the top of the liner rankings at the start of the year, now has a trading fleet of 4.57m slots, as well as a record orderbook in excess of 1.7m teu.

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Source: Splash 247

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