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 operates about 330 sales offices.
In 2006, Hapag-Lloyd reported revenues of €6,3 billion. In the same year, Hapag-Lloyd transported 5.0 million TEU worldwide an increase of 2.6% year-on-year .
Hapag-Lloyd sets industry standards in terms of customer orientation, service and productivity. The company deploys 144 containerships featuring more than 480,000 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.