Inspired by his family’s wealth of maritime history, Captain Gianluigi Aponte built the MSC Group from a single vessel operation in 1970 into the global business of today.
Over the last four decades, he and his family have driven the unprecedented growth and diversification of the business. 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.
During the early years of business, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company’s cargo operations captured the family’s values and respect for the sea. The culture of hospitality, drawn from the family’s roots in the Mediterranean, encouraged the business to venture into new territories, extending into the cruises arena.
Offering cargo services and cruise holidays, the MSC Group caters to both the B2B and B2C shipping industries, developing multiple subsidiary companies to complement both market leading businesses.
The MSC Group portfolio includes: