MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has been headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, since 1978. A world leader in container shipping, MSC has evolved from a one vessel operation into a globally respected shipping and logistics business with over 490 vessels and 70,000 staff. MSC’s wide range of operations covers 155 countries across 5 continents, where MSC provides timely delivery of goods and services to local communities, customers and international business partners. MSC calls at 500 ports on 200 trade routes, carrying some 18 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) annually, via one of the most modern and environmentally-friendly fleets. The Company’s international headquarters supervise a worldwide network of offices with each having responsibility for commercial and operational activities in their respective countries. 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.