The MSC shipping line controls the largest share of operations
The Alexandria Container Handling Station witnessed a slight decline in circulation rates during January 2021, with a total of 70.2 thousand containers compared to 71.4 thousand containers that were handled in January 2020, with a difference of 1.6%, before the outbreak of the Corona virus in Egypt and the start of the precautionary measures.
The circulation movement showed the control of the MSC shipping line over the largest share of operations with a total of about 25 thousand containers, and in second place the German shipping line “Hapgloid” with a total of 6.4 thousand containers, then the shipping line “BOR” with a total of 5.1 thousand containers, and in order. The fourth shipping line «Arkas» with a total of 4.9 thousand containers, and the fifth «Med Shipping» with a total of 4.3 thousand containers, and the sixth global shipping line «CMA» with a total of 3.4 thousand containers, then the «Evergreen» line with a total of 3.3 thousand containers, and the «TRK» line in total 2.7 thousand containers, the “COL” line with a total of 2.2 thousand containers, the “TAR” line with a total of 2.2 thousand containers, then the shipping line “MSS” with 2.1 thousand containers, and the Yan Ming Line with a total of 1.5 thousand containers, followed by the shipping line “MSK” 1.5 thousand containers, and the shipping line «AEL» 1.4 thousand containers and about 1.1 thousand containers for the shipping line «COE» and the shipping line «One» about a thousand containers, and about 1.8 thousand containers were for other lines.
MSC shipping line is one of the largest customers of the Alexandria Container Company in recent years and it controlled a share estimated at 35% of the terminal’s transactions during the fiscal year 2019/2020, about 36.6% during 2018/2019, and 33.4% during 2017 / 2018, about 34% in 2016/2017, 31% in 2015/2016, and about 29% in 2014/2015.
The article 70 thousand containers Alexandria’s total container dealings during January 2021 was written in the Al-Borsa newspaper.