Hamburg Süd turns 150

Hamburg Süd turned 150 years old on November 4. The company was founded by an original group of shareholders made up of a dozen Hamburg based and English merchants and a Hamburg based bank. The aim was to establish reliable shipping connections between Hamburg and Brazil and the Rio Plata region (Buenos Aires, Uruguay).This trade lane is still one of Hamburg Süd’s main routes today, and the Hamburg-based company ranks ... [+]

Change at the helm of Hamburg Süd 

Hamburg Süd, has successfully established its brand as part of A.P. Moller-Maersk. Since Hamburg Süd was acquired, the company has been gradually integrating and realizing significant synergies at the same time as keeping local empowerment and thereby securing the flexibility to meet customer needs. Going into the next phase, focus will ... [+]

Hamburg Süd launches INSTANT

Hamburg Süd has expanded the e-commerce offerings on its website and is now offering INSTANT, a digital application that makes booking containers much easier and faster. Customers will benefit from enhanced certainty in their planning, transparency and efficiency. Within just a few seconds, INSTANT users will be able to view fixed ... [+]

Hamburg Süd improves Asia – Europe/Mediterranean network

Since February 2017, Hamburg Süd, through its partnership with 2M, has been able to offer its customers access to the world's most comprehensive Asia – Europe/Mediterranean network. As part of a regular network review, and in an effort to enhance schedule reliability, the decision has been made to rearrange this ... [+]

Hamburg Süd optimal transportation chain from door-to-door

Intermodal transportation goes beyond the mere maritime transportation by developing an optimal door-to-door transportation chain and organizing the appropriate modes of transportation for this worldwide. So-called pre- and on-carriage will continue to be part of the specific services offered by Hamburg Süd in the future. Hamburg Süd disposes of a particularly ... [+]

8.000 new containers in Hamburg Süd colors

More than 8,000 brand new containers with the distinctive red exterior paint and white lettering Hamburg Süd have been delivered by the container factory of Maersk Container Industry (MCI) in the Chinese city of Dongguan. The 40' high cube standard Hamburg Süd containers which have been built since mid-January are ... [+]

Hamburg Süd remains Hamburg Süd

With November 30th’s closing, the Hamburg Süd Group is now part of the Danish company Maersk Line and thus a subsidiary of the world’s market leader in container shipping. “Under this new umbrella, we can strengthen Hamburg Süd’s position worldwide in a challenging market environment, improve our market position, and ... [+]

AgTC Announces 2017 Ocean Carrier Performance Awards

The Agriculture Transportation Coalition  announced the results of the 11th Annual AgTC Ocean Carrier Performance Survey in June, with three carriers attaining the highest scores in this year's Survey.  Hamburg Sud is the AgTC Top Ranked Carrier 2017. K-Line and NYK were presented AgTC Recognized Performance 2017 plaques. During April and ... [+]

Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd

Maersk Line and the Oetker Group have reached an agreement for Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd, the German container shipping line. The acquisition is subject to final agreement and regulatory approvals. Hamburg Süd is the world’s seventh largest container shipping line and a leader in the North – South trades. ... [+]

Hamburg Süd receives gold rating from EcoVadis

Hamburg Süd has been awarded gold, the highest-possible recognition level, for its evaluation completed in July 2016 by the supply chain sustainability network EcoVadis. The scorecard provided by independent sustainability expert EcoVadis indicates that Hamburg Süd has achieved advanced sustainability management practice. The gold rating is based on a detailed survey ... [+]

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