Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) on Monday held a calling event for its brand-new ultra huge containership MSC Nicola Mastro in Intaly’s Port of Trieste.
The 400-meter-long 24,116 TEU newbuild was constructed by China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s Jiangnan Shipyard as component of MSC’s brand-new record-breaking Celestino Maresca course, amongst the globe’s biggest containerships.
“At MSC, we continue to modernize our fleet and are investing in the most fuel-efficient vessels by design. The MSC Nicola Mastro is one of those vessels,” stated MSC CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Soren Toft.
After calling at China, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Israel, France as well as Italy, MSC Nicola Mastro got to the Trieste Marine Terminal (TMT) for the event. The ship is the biggest to ever before dock in Italy.
MSC Group President Diego Aponte commemorated Captain Nicola Mastro, whom the vessel is called after: “He was one of the most important pillars of MSC. A great professional, one of the best captains of our fleet. A cheerful person who always found a solution to everything. But above all a very close friend with whom I travelled the world, and I’ve learned so much from being close to him for so many years.”
More than 600 visitors went to the event, which additionally consisted of speeches by MSC Foundation Executive Director Daniela Picco, numerous neighborhood authorities in addition to a wonderful efficiency by violinist Andrea Casta as well as gymnastGiada Grisetti This was adhered to by the ritualistic bow cutting as well as sparkling wine splitting.