The Hapag-Lloyd group focuses on global container liner shipping. With the acquisition of CP Ships in 2005, the company became one of the top five shipping companies in the world. The Hamburg-based company is present in more than 100 countries and about 500 sales offices.
In 2005, Hapag-Lloyd reported revenues of €3.2 billion and pre-tax earnings of €281 million. In the same year, Hapag-Lloyd transported 2.7 million TEU worldwide an increase of 10.8% year-on-year while the overall market for container transport only grew by 8.7%.
Hapag-Lloyd sets industry standards in terms of customer orientation, service and productivity. The company deploys more than 140 containerships featuring more than 460,000 TEU in capacity across five regions worldwide: North Europe, South Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia.
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is a top supplier of premium and luxury cruises in German-speaking countries.
The company is owned by the Hanover-based TUI group