Hamburg Sud

Hamburg Sud

Hamburg Süd Group is a global shipping and logistics company based in Germany. Formed in 1871, Hamburg Süd is the world’s 11th-largest container shipping line and is one of the leading carriers in the North-South trades. The ocean carrier employs 4491 individuals, and owns a fleet of 103 container ships with a total capacity of 457,000 TEUs.

Hamburg Süd Group posted revenues of 5.3 billion euros in 2013 — down 3.9 percent on a year-on-year basis.

Hamburg Süd was the 16th-ranked container carrier in U.S containerized import trade in 2013, with volume of 313,643 TEUs, down 0.6 percent year-over-year, giving it market share of 1.7 percent. It was No. 14 in U.S. containerized export trade in 2013, with volume of 400,287 TEUs, up 4.3 percent year-over-year and market share of 3.1 percent. For more carrier rankings see the JOC’s Top 40 Container Carriers special topic.

22 Oct 2014
Hamburg Süd said it has taken steps to combat significant delays in vessel arrivals and departures at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as severe congestion at the largest port complex in the Americas has reached a new level of intensity.
Cargo containers on a ship
04 Feb 2014
Based on SeaIntel’s monthly Global Liner Performance reports from 2013, container ships reached their destination ports around the world on time 79.5 percent of the time in 2013...
Container ship
31 Jan 2014
Container ships arrived at their destination ports across the globe on time 73.7 percent of the time in December 2013...
Port of Hong Kong
15 Jan 2014
As part of a slot sharing agreement, seven container lines will cooperate on three existing Far East-to-Indian subcontinent services, effective in February 2014.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup
31 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in January and February.
Container ship
31 Dec 2013
Seventeen of the Top 20 container carriers worldwide are expecting deliveries of new ships in the next 12 months, which could make 2014 a record-breaking year for capacity...
Hamburg Süd containers
27 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd’s chairman is urging the German carrier’s domestic rival Hamburg Süd to join its merger talks with CSAV, the Chilean container line.
05 Dec 2013
The majority of public comments sent to the Federal Maritime Commission regarding the proposed P3 Network were supportive of the vessel-sharing alliance among the world’s three largest global container lines.
Empty container ship
26 Nov 2013
Container ships reached their destination ports around the world on time 81.2 percent of the time in September, a small increase of 0.4 percentage point from August...
22 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced the following rate increases for a variety of trades slated to take effect in December and January.
15 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November, December and January.
01 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.