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.

Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Sept. 5
05 Sep 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in September and October, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
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.
25 Oct 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.
(Left to right): Alexander Oetker, Philip Oetker, Giulia Oetker, Julian Thomas, Dionéia Thomas, August Oetker and Ottmar Gast.
30 Sep 2013
Aliança, a subsidiary of Hamburg Süd, has christened the Fernão de Magalhães, the second of four new container ships for the carrier’s cabotage fleet.
20 Sep 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in September and October.