115th Anniversary

History

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John Ripard & Son Ltd (JRS), known as Ripard Shipping was established in Malta in 1901 as the agent for Prince Line Ltd.

In the mid-1970s Ripard Shipping was the first shipping agent to introduce containerization in Malta as the agents for Manchester Liners.

In 1990 Ripard Shipping was the first to bring a global container line, Norasia, to use Malta as a Mediterranean hub with direct calls to/from: Northern Europe, Mediterranean and the Far East.

Ripard Shipping is the official shipping agent for MSC, the world’s 2nd largest container shipping line.

Our Company

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Ripard Shipping is a logistical service provider established in Malta with 115 years of experience. Our focus is to be customer orientated, striving never to over promise nor to under deliver.

With a strong international network of principals and agents we aim to offer our customers a service tailored to their individual needs.

WE STRIVE TO PROMISE WHAT WE CAN DELIVER AND DELIVER WHAT WE PROMISE.

John Ripard

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Principals

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Mediterranean Shipping Company, a world leader in global container shipping.

MSC has an established fleet of 480 container vessels with an intake capacity of circa 2.6 million teu. MSC’s global sailing schedules cover 200 routes, calling at 315 ports, allowing them to deliver cargo almost anywhere in the world.

MSC’s sea freight offering is complemented by their integrated warehousing and haulage services, which enable them to offer a true door-to-door service.

MSC have trained, experienced experts available for their full range of services including reefer, out-of-gauge, breakbulk and each of their trade services – each operating in tandem with their client’s business. This gives them the ability to uphold the personal service that they are globally recognised for and offers the peace-of-mind that they will be on-hand to help whenever needed.

Partners

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As agents for MSC, Ripard Shipping have the ability to offer you a leading service; whatever you’re shipping, wherever your destination, we can help.

GLOBAL NETWORK OF LOGISTICS AGENTS

As a major player in the shipping and logistics industry, we have developed a strong network of agents enabling us to offer very competitive intermodal services from key markets: Far East, Spain, Italy and Northern Europe

It is our network of regional representatives, built up over more than 100 years, which allow us to provide a fast and efficient service focused on being a leader in customer service and competitive freight rates.

Ripard Shipping - Partner
Ripard Shipping - Partner
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