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MSC shakes up leadership – Diego Aponte becomes new chairman

Diego Aponte will take over as Chairman at MSC, the company that his father founded in 1970

PortandTerminal.com, November 18, 2019 79-year-old founder and chairman of container shipping line MSC, Gianluigi Aponte, has decided to pass the torch to his son GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – MSC’s founder, 79-year-old Gianluigi Aponte, will step down as chairman and pass the torch on to his son, Diego Aponte, who has until now served as CEO, reports the Wall Street Journal. This …

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BREAKING: Former Maersk COO Søren Toft joins MSC as new CEO

PortandTerminal.com, November 15, 2019 Former Maersk COO Soren Toft has landed the top job at 2M alliance partner MSC. It is not clear how a reorganisation at MSC will be handled. The current president and chief executive is Diego Aponte, the son of controlling shareholder Gianluigi Aponte. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND– Søren Toft will take over the position as CEO at Maersk’s …

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MSC joins other major lines and says “NO” to Northern Sea Route

PortandTerminal.com, October 17, 2019 MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has become the latest industry major to announce it would not use the Arctic as a new shortcut between northern Europe and Asia GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – MSC has announced that it will not use the Northern Sea Route to ship containers between North Europe and Asia. With this move, MSC joins German …

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