Hapag-Lloyd

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 Dec 2016
The original language would have expanded the antitrust immunity of container shipping alliances.
29 Nov 2016
US Federal Maritime Commission member William Doyle said the FMC should be “very cautious” about allowing container lines to use their alliances’ antitrust immunity to deal collectively with US service providers.
23 Nov 2016
Merger will create the world's fifth-largest container line.
22 Nov 2016
The merger would create the fifth-largest container line.
14 Nov 2016
Hapag-Lloyd posted a higher net profit in the third quarter, but the German container line’s operating result dipped.
08 Nov 2016
THE Alliance on Tuesday announced details of its network of routes and port calls.
01 Nov 2016
Hapag-Lloyd has filed concessions to European Union competition regulators to secure approval for a planned merger with the 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.