Hapag-Lloyd Hamburg Express

Hapag-Lloyd is at present the world’s sixth-largest container line.

Founded in 1970 via a merger between the two shipping companies Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft (Hapag / Hamburg-American Line) and North German Lloyd (NDL), Hapag-Lloyd is based in Hamburg, Germany, and has a presence in 114 countries, with 7,000 employees worldwide.

Hapag-Lloyd in 2014 merged with Chile's CSAV and in 2016 approved a merger with United Arab Shipping Company.


06 Oct 2016
The container booking cancellation fee appears to be making its way back into container lines’ overflowing surcharge box — much to the disdain of shippers.
16 Sep 2016
Hapag-Lloyd is considering offering premium services to shippers such as first-box-off or voyage-specific space guarantees.
13 Sep 2016
The container shipping industry is approaching an improved business environment as a range of factors that support a better supply and demand equilibrium start to take hold, said CEO of Hapag-Lloyd.
The financial benefits of a merger between Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company could begin to materialize for both liners as soon as next year.
26 Aug 2016
Hapag-Lloyd shareholders Friday paved the way to a merger with United Arab Shipping Company and creation of the world’s fifth-largest container shipping line.
This is the first time United Arab Shipping Company's financials have been made public, revealing that the company's poor operating margins were exceeded only by Hanjin Shipping and Hyundai Merchant Marine.
24 Aug 2016
Hapag-Lloyd revealed that the United Arab Shipping Company booked a loss in 2015 and is still losing money ahead of a shareholders’ meeting to clear the way for a merger.
23 Aug 2016
No surprises as a weak October encourages G6 to withdraw sailings on major east-west trades.
Incheon Port, pictured, in the first half recorded its largest ever throughput for a half-year period with 1.24 million TEUs.
22 Aug 2016
The new CC1-CC2 was made from the merging of two Asia-North America West Coast Central China products into a new Central China Combo service.
Hapag-Lloyd, which is merging with United Arab Shipping Company, continued to realize gains from its 2015 tie-up with CSAV, but they weren't enough to overcome the punishing market.
10 Aug 2016
Hapag-Lloyd sank to a net loss in the second quarter as average ocean freight rates plummeted.
OOCL is joining several other container lines an effort to prop up rates via general rate increases on August 1.
19 Jul 2016
The August 1 rate increases on Asia to Europe and the Mediterranean are beginning to roll.
18 Jul 2016
Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company Monday signed a merger agreement.
07 Jul 2016
“The commitments aim to increase price transparency for customers and to reduce the likelihood of coordinating prices,” the European Commission said.
29 Jun 2016
United Arab Shipping Company’s shareholders voted for a merger with German carrier Hapag-Lloyd.