10 of International Shipping Companies Official Website

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1. Denmark: Maersk Line


As the world’s largest container shipping company, Maersk Line ship 12 million containers a year, with destinations all over the world. With global travel and global trade knowledge, Maersk Line is the world’s largest brand and the preferred carrier for companies looking to become the world’s largest brand.

Maersk Line offer point-to-point transportation to almost anywhere in the world. With 30,000 employees in 114 countries, they combine their global network with local expertise to ensure the reliability of sea and land delivery.

2. Switzerland: Mediterranean Shipping Company


Mediterranean Shipping Compnay provide marine transportation also developed comprehensive infrastructure such as roads, railways and cargo/warehouses, which allows Mediterranean to offer fully customized solutions to meet customer’s needs.

Connecting all of this together and making MSC different is Mediterranean ongoing commitment to employees and customers. Mediterranean strength has always been to develop a close team of partners who are determined to provide the best service in the industry. Despite the large-scale and complex nature of whole business, MSC have never neglected the customer-oriented philosophy.

3. France: CMA CGM


CMA-CGM is the first global container carrier in France and the third in the world. CMA CGM, headquartered in Marseille, France, was founded in 1978.

Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, from its base in Marseille, the CMA CGM Group is present in more than 160 countries through its network of over 755 agencies, with more than 30,000 employees worldwide (4,500 in France).

With a young and diversified fleet of 494 vessels, the CMA CGM Group serves over 420 of the world’s 521 commercial ports. Through more than 200 shipping lines, the company operates on every one of the world’s seas. Its global presence and efficient ships like the CMA CGM BOUGAINVILLE enabled the CMA CGM Group to transport a volume of 18.95 million TEUs last year.

4. Taiwan: Evergreen Marine Corp.


Evergreen Marine Corp. was founded on September 1, 1968. At the beginning of its establishment, it was only operated by a 20-year-old grocery ship. Although it was difficult, Evergreen Shipping followed the business philosophy of “creating profits, caring for employees and giving back to the society” has created many achievements in history. Up to now, it has operated a total of about 150 full-container vessels, both in terms of fleet size and container carrying capacity.

5. Germany: Hapa-Lloyd


Hapag-Lloyd is one of the top five shipping companies in the world, dedicated to global container services with approximately 500 branches in more than 100 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has more than 130 container ships with a capacity of approximately 410,000 TEUs. The business is spread across southern Europe, Northern Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia.

6. China: CSCL-China Shipping Container Line Co., Ltd.

China Shipping Container Lines Co., Ltd. (abbreviation: CSCL, HKEx: 2866, Shanghai Stock Exchange: 601866) is a container shipping company under the China Shipping Group (China Shipping), headquartered in Shanghai, China, mainly engaged in container transportation and related Diversified business of business. CSCL was established in Shanghai in 1997. It ranks seventh in the world in terms of carrying capacity and is the number one shipping company in China. As of the end of May 2014, the fleet was 148 ships with an overall carrying capacity of 656,000 TEUs. In June 2004, the company’s H shares were listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and were priced at HK$3.175. In 2007, 5.5 bonus shares were paid for every 10 H shares. At the end of the year, the company conducted an A-share offering and was priced at 6.62 yuan.



Singapore APL Full name AMERICAN PRESIDENT LINES, a 150-year-old American shipping company, it was later annexed to NOL (Oriental Sea Emperor) in 1997, but still uses the APL brand.

8. Korea: Hanjin Shipping


As one of the largest and one of the world’s top ten shipping companies, Hanjin Shipping operates a fleet of more than 200 container ships, bulk carriers and LNG carriers, operating more than 60 regular and irregular routes around the world. Transport hundreds of millions of tons of goods around the world.

9. China: COSCO Container Transport


COSCO Shipping Container Transportation Co., Ltd. (COSCO Shipping Container Lines) is a subsidiary of China Ocean Shipping Group Co., Ltd., which was formed by the former COSCO Group’s “COSCO Container Lines” integrating the container business and service network of the “Zhonghai Container Shipping” under the original China Shipping Group. The new container shipping was officially opened on March 1, 2016.

10. Japan : NYK


As a global logistics group of sea, land and air, we are committed to the progress and development of society around the world through safe and reliable transportation.

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