MSC was founded in 1970 by Gianluigi Aponte.
The company has been headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, since 1978. MSC USA opened in 1985, serving the American market for over 35 years. In the country, the company stands for 1,250 employees, 9 offices, 21 ports, 31 terminals, 49 weekly services and 75 inland ramps.
As one of the world’s leading container shipping lines, MSC has 675 offices across 155 countries worldwide with over 150,000 MSC Group employees, providing delivery of goods and services to local communities, customers and international business partners. The company calls at 520 ports on 300+ trade routes via a modern fleet, equipped with the latest green technologies.
Over the years, MSC has diversified its activities to include overland transportation, logistics and a growing portfolio of port terminal investments. 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, the company’s focus remains true to its roots, as it continues to build and retain long-term partnerships with customers.