CCNI is an international shipping company that provides maritime transport services primarily between the West Coast of South America, Eastern countries, Europe, Central America, and North America. Established in 1930, the Valparaiso, Chile-based company recorded 2013 revenues of $841.47 million — down 8.3 percent year-over-year. The company recorded a net profit of $0.16 million, down 98.3 percent from the previous year’s net profit of $9.32 million.
CCNI, the 33rd-largest container line by fleet size according to Alphaliner, is part of the Empresas Navieras holding, whose subsidiary companies form a chain of cargo transport services. The Chilean shipping company operates 14 vessels, all chartered, with a combined capacity of nearly 50,000 TEUs as of Aug. 15, 2014, with a total volume of 96,024 TEUs transported in 2013. The company also has 236 points of sale distributed throughout 58 countries, and a global network of 180 agency offices.
CCNI was the 32nd-ranked container carrier in U.S containerized import trade in 2013, with volume of 34,583 TEUs, up 7.1 percent year-over-year, giving it market share of 0.2 percent. It was No. 36 in U.S. containerized export trade in 2013, with volume of 37,458 TEUs, down 13.6 percent year-over-year and market share of 0.3 percent. For more carrier rankings see the JOC’s Top 40 Container Carriers special topic.
In July 2014, German ocean carrier Hamburg Süd signed a preliminary agreement to acquire CCNI’s container operations, effective Dec. 31, 2014.