MSC is part of the Cargo Division of the MSC Group shipping conglomerate, a global business engaged in the shipping and logistics sector.
Founded in 1970 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, since 1978, MSC is a privately-owned organisation driven by the Aponte family.
With a network of 480 offices, MSC is a stable partner for businesses around the world. We have trained, experienced experts available for our full range of services including reefer, out-of-gauge, breakbulk and each of our trade services. Our network of road, rail and sea transport allows us to offer sustainable and reliable door-to-door services worldwide.
MSC is committed to promote sustainable use of the sea and marine resources, while extensively investing in the latest generation green technologies to minimize the environmental impact of its business activities on lands, oceans and populations.
The MSC Group
The Group encompasses a Cargo Division with:
and a Passenger Division led by:
Today, the MSC Group employs more than 70,000 people across a range of business activities and is a benchmark for customer service within the transportation industries.
Cargo Division - Key Figures
- 510 vessels
- 200 routes
- 500 ports of call
- 54 terminals
- 20 million TEU carried annually
- 480 offices
- 155 countries
- 47,000 staff
Passenger Division - Key Figures
- 15 modern & technologically-advanced ships
- 1.97 million guests and 170 nationalities welcomed on board in 2017
- Capacity to reach nearly 5 million passengers by 2026
- 70 countries in which MSC Cruises holidays are sold
- 225 itineraries offered worldwide
- Over 190 ports of call
- Over 3,300 port calls
- Over 23,000 staff