Hyundai Merchant Marine

Hyundai Merchant Marine is the world’s 15th-largest container shipping company, with a fleet of 160 vessels. Established in 1976 with headquarters in South Korea, Hyundai has formed a global network with 28 subsidiaries, 76 branches, six overseas offices and 10 liaison offices.

Hyundai Merchant Marine, which is a part of the Hyundai Group, posted revenues of KRW 6.9 trillion in 2013 — down 10.4 percent year-on-year. The company recorded a net loss of KRW 351 billion, down 32.5 percent from the previous year’s net loss of KRW 520 billion.

Hyundai was the ninth-ranked container carrier in U.S. containerized import trade in 2013, with volume of 796,509 TEUs, up 0.9 percent year-over-year, giving it market share of 4.4 percent. It was No. 9 in U.S. containerized export trade in 2013, with volume of 796,509 TEUs, up 2.6 percent year-over-year and market share of 4.0 percent. For more carrier rankings see the JOC’s Top 40 Container Carriers special topic.

11 Aug 2017
Debt-stricken carriers Yang Ming and HMM have used government support and the improving market conditions to raise revenue, cut costs, and pare down debts.
10 Aug 2017
Doubts were raised on how members of the newly formed Korean shipping alliance will be able to cooperate on the fiercely competitive intra-Asia trade.
26 Jul 2017
Carriers large and small battle for market share and profits in the Pacific.
05 Jul 2017
Hyundai affiliate CUT is closing its terminal in Los Angeles. Could it be followed by other terminal shake-ups resulting from restructuring of carrier alliances?
17 May 2017
Although vessels of more than 9,000 TEU have called at Santos, they have not been as long as the Hyundai Loyalty.
05 Apr 2017
South Korean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine posted an operating loss of $595 million for 2016, as it enjoyed its largest quarterly revenue of the year.
28 Mar 2017
Although the 2M Alliance will launch April 1, the HMM agreement will go into effect as soon as March 30.
16 Feb 2017
The move furthers the South Korean carrier’s efforts to generate cost-reducing synergies.
13 Feb 2017
Hyundai Merchant Marine in 2016 reduced its financial losses 99.3 percent.
13 Feb 2017
Maersk Line and MSC have expanded their Asia-North Europe and trans-Pacific services to accommodate the volumes from a slot deal signed with HMM and Hamburg Süd.
03 Feb 2017
The fines were smaller than expected.
01 Feb 2017
The deal includes all of Hanjin’s equity interests and shareholder loans in Total Terminals International.