Hapag-Lloyd

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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.

 

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 Mar 2016
Hapag-Lloyd swung to a net profit of 114 million euros ($128 million) last year from a 604 million euro loss in 2014, posting its first year in the black since 2010 and closing the gap with industry pacesetters.
04 Mar 2016
Mundra, a privately-operated, minor cargo complex with modern infrastructure and ample hinterland connectivity, is emerging as an attractive port call for major container lines operating to and from India.
03 Mar 2016
Hapag-Lloyd plans to more aggressively seek shipments too large or heavy to fit into standard containers, and has established teams in Asia and the Americas to focus on oversize cargo.
23 Feb 2016
Hapag-Lloyd swung into profit in 2015 as cargo volume and revenue soared in the first year of its merger with the container arm of Chile’s CSAV.
19 Feb 2016
Hapag-Lloyd warned shippers Friday that it will not load their containers if they are not accompanied by a verified gross mass under the international container weight mandate that comes into effect in July.
19 Feb 2016
Hapag-Lloyd has started to pilot a collaborative, cloud-based stowage planning system that makes stowage plans and cargo data available to vessels in port and to terminal operators.
16 Feb 2016
CMA CGM and Cosco are leading efforts to create a new vessel-sharing alliance that could include Evergreen Line and OOCL and would shake up three of the four major east-west carrier groupings, the Alphaliner newsletter reported.
16 Feb 2016
Fifteen leading ocean container carriers, including Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM, have offered to change their practices for setting freight rates to settle an antitrust probe, the European Commission said Tuesday
09 Feb 2016
Hapag-Lloyd says there was a 65 percent increase in improperly declared hazardous cargo it carried last year, the latest sign of how dangerous goods could disrupt supply chains through accidents such as those that took place recently in China and Brazil.
14 Jan 2016
The world’s fifth-largest container line, Hapag-Lloyd, expects no major tonnage changes on all-water container services through the Panama Canal before the end of this year.
08 Jan 2016
Container ship lines say they’ve been forced to skip port calls at New Orleans because of high Mississippi River levels that have reduced clearance under bridges.