Founded in Malta in 1901 as the agent for Prince Line Ltd, in the mid-1970s, John Ripard & Son (Shipping) Ltd became the first shipping agent to introduce containerisation in Malta as the agents for Manchester Liners.

In 1990, Ripard Shipping attracted global container line Norasia, to Malta, using the island as a Mediterranean hub with direct calls to/from Northern Europe, the Mediterranean and the Far East.

Ripard Shipping is the official shipping agent of MSC, the world’s second largest container shipping line.

It is a logistical service provider whose focus is to be customer-oriented, striving never to over-promise nor to under-deliver. With a strong international network of principals and agents, it aims to offer customers a service tailored to their individual needs.

Director, Finance and Administration: Joseph Chetcuti

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