Daily Archives: October 18, 2016

MSC’s Exclusive Maple Service to Include Vancouver

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18/10/2016 – Service introduced in wake of Hanjin announcement and continues from Yantian

MSC’s MAPLE service is to resume on Friday 28th October, sailing from Yantian and including Vancouver in its full rotation.

The service was first introduced in September on the Transpacific Trade, designed to assist shippers in the wake of the Hanjin announcement.

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MSC UK shortlisted in the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards

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18/10/2016 – We are pleased to announce that MSC UK has been shortlisted for the ‘Most Sustained Scheme’ category at the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2016.

This much sought-after award recognises companies who have shown continued dedication to promoting Payroll Giving – a scheme which enables employees to make charitable donations via deductions from their monthly salary – for more than three years and have developed methods to maintain momentum and create ongoing interest in the scheme.

Increasing year-on-year for the past five years, MSC UK now has 72% of its employees enrolled onto the Payroll Giving scheme and last year alone, raised over £26,000 for its chosen charity of the year.

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MSC takes Trophy for Greenest Ships

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18/10/2016 – MSC has been acknowledged for its environmental efforts, picking up the top award for Greenest Ship of the Year at the International Green Shipping Awards.

Held this week as part of a summit event in Rotterdam, the awards applaud those in the maritime industry who have introduced successful sustainability practices within their core business.

MSC was shortlisted alongside UASC, Marinvest and d’Amico Shipping Group.

Chief Sustainable Development Officer Dirk Vande Velde attended the event to collect the award.

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Toll appointed by Leonardo-Finmeccanica to deliver AW139 Level D Full Flight Simulator

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Toll Helicopters announced today that it has signed agreements with Leonardo-Finmeccanica to deliver the new AgustaWestland AW139 Level D Full Flight Simulator. This establishes Toll Helicopters as the operator of the only Authorised Training Centre for the Australasian region, delivering the full suite of Leonardo’s AW139 pilot training packages.

The AW139 Full Flight Simulator, jointly developed by Leonardo and CAE, has been installed within Toll’s new state-of-the-art helicopter operational training centre in Sydney. The centre has successfully passed full Level D Flight Simulator CASA accreditation and EASA technical accreditation and is the first civil helicopter simulator to achieve both EASA and CASA recognition in Australia.

Initial feedback from pilots has been very positive about the quality of the device, its training capabilities and the unmatched level of realism of the synthetic flight experience.

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