We make global trade happen

The company

Hapag-Lloyd in numbers

226 modern ships, 9.8 million TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) transported per year, around 12,000 motivated employees in 389 offices in 127 countries. Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company and a powerful partner for you.

Hapag-Lloyd offers a fleet with a total capacity of 1.6 Million TEU, as well as a container stock of more than 2.5 million TEU including one of the world’s largest and most modern reefer container fleets. A total of 120 liner services worldwide
ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports on all the continents.  

The owners of Hapag-Lloyd are CSAV (25.8%), Klaus Michael Kühne (incl. Kühne Holding AG and Kühne Maritime GmbH (25.0%), HGV Hamburger Gesellschaft für Vermögens- und Beteiligungsmanagement mbH (13.9%), Qatar Investment Authority (14.5%), the Public Investment Fund on behalf of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (10.2%), plus a free float of 10.6% (percentages have been rounded and the free float includes institutional shareholders with a shareholding of less than 5%).  

  • Employees
  • Vessels
  • Services
  • Products
  • Countries
  • Ports called

Around 12,000 employees worldwide

  • Land
    10,227
  • Sea
    2,050

226 modern vessels

  • > 10,000 TEU
    10
  • 8,000 – 10,000 TEU
    37
  • 6,000 – 8,000 TEU
    14
  • 4,000 – 6,000 TEU
    58
  • 2,300 – 4,000 TEU
    35
  • < 2,300 TEU
    21

120 services spanning the globe

  • Latin America
    31
  • Asia to N.America
    19
  • Europe to N.America
    19
  • Intra-Asia
    18
  • Africa - Med.
    15
  • Europe to Asia
    9
  • Middle East
    9

What we ship

  • Foodstuffs & Beverages
    17%
  • Plastics & Rubber
    14%
  • Chemicals
    14%
  • Paper & Forest Products
    10%
  • Machinery
    9%
  • Metals
    8%
  • Textiles
    8%
  • Automobiles
    6%
  • Furniture
    5%
  • Electronics
    5%
  • Various other
    4%

Serving customers in 127 countries

  • Europe
    52
  • Asia
    34
  • South America
    29
  • North America
    3

Serving 600 ports

  • Asia
    242
  • Europe
    169
  • South America
    99
  • North America
    28

Watch the fascination of Hapag-Lloyd

Our corporate film shows Hapag-Lloyd’s global shipping activities emphasizing our worldwide services, high quality and environmental standards as well as our historical roots.  

Our management

Executive Board

Rolf Habben Jansen

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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Nicolás Burr

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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Anthony J. Firmin

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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Joachim Schlotfeldt

Chief Personnel and Global Procurement Officer (CPO)

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People

Meet our people – Meet our spirit

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Join us, together we can successfully create the future of our company.

We care!

Corporate responsibility

As a global logistics company, we feel a strong responsibility to our employees, our customers, the community at large and the environment. That´s why we are committed to taking care – locally and globally.    

The Albert Ballin Award

To mark the centenary of Albert Ballin’s death on November 9, 2018, Hapag-Lloyd is establishing the “Albert Ballin Award" and two “Albert Ballin Awards for Globaliziation Research” which will be awarded at regular four-year intervals.
 

Sustainability

Quality and environmental protection are an indispensable part of Hapag-Lloyd´s DNA. Our sustainability policy outlines our commitment to protect the environment, to provide the highest service quality, and to care for our employees' health and safety.

At a glance
  • On board
  • Ashore
  • EcoCalc
  • Certificates
  • Report

On Board

Modern and innovative vessel technology and professional fleet management allow us to actively protect the environment in daily operations.

Ashore

As one of the largest shipping lines in the world, our business does not only take place on the water. We take environmental care seriously in our 300+ offices around the world.

EcoCalc

Wondering what effect your transport has on the environment? Our EcoCalc software determines the climate impact of your door to door transport.

Certificates

Various certificates and awards confirm: Hapag-Lloyd is truly committed.   

Sustainability Report

The Hapag-Lloyd Sustainability Report covers all the important topics of our company such as employees, health and safety, digitalisation and digital security as well as environmental and climate protection.  

Compliance

Compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies is fundamental to our way of doing business. Read more about how our compliance organization pulls it all together to make a single system of shared values and policies that promote growth, quality, and security.

Foundation

Founded in 1997, the Hapag-Lloyd Foundation aims to promote culture, science and social affairs with a focus on youth development.

Awards

We are recognized by customers, various media, and trade associations for our innovative approach within the industry or for our exceptional commitment to our client base.

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History

Founded 1847: Take a trip back with us.

Shipping made in Hamburg

Read all about the colourful history of Hapag-Lloyd in this detailed timeline. From an entrepreneur's dream to one of the largest shipping lines in the world.

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