List of largest container shipping companies

Several shipping lines are involved in intermodal freight transport as part of international trade.

List of largest container shipping companiesEdit

This is a list of the 30 largest container shipping companies according to Alphaliner as of 10 June 2020, ranked in order of the twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) capacity of their fleet.[1]

Rank Company Headquarters Ships Total
TEU
Average
TEU
Market
share
Notes
1 Maersk   Denmark 681 4,070,352 5,977 17.0% [Note 1]
2 Mediterranean Shipping Company    Switzerland/  Italy 574 3,815,456 6,647 16.0% [Note 2]
3 COSCO Group   China 487 2,976,007 6,111 12.4% [Note 3]
4 CMA CGM Group   France 533 2,831,508 5,312 11.8% [Note 4]
5 Hapag-Lloyd   Germany 238 1,716,384 7,212 7.2% [Note 5]
6 ONE (Ocean Network Express)   Japan 210 1,546,602 7,365 6.5% [Note 6]
7 Evergreen Marine   Taiwan 197 1,274,711 6,471 5.3% [Note 7]
8 HMM (Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd.)   South Korea 69 651,884 9,448 2.7%
9 Yang Ming Marine Transport Co.   Taiwan 91 618,346 6,795 2.6%
10 PIL (Pacific International Lines)   Singapore 108 343,343 3,179 1.4% [Note 8]
11 Zim Integrated Shipping Services   Israel 65 305,354 4,698 1.3%
12 Wan Hai Lines   Taiwan 106 292,039 2,755 1.2%
13 Zhonggu Logistics Corp.   China 115 168,581 1,466 0.7%
14 Republic of Korea Marine Transport Company (KMTC) [de]   South Korea 69 165,032 2,392 0.7%
15 IRISL Group   Iran 48 152,419 3,175 0.6% [Note 9]
16 Antong Holdings (QASC)   China 112 142,980 1,277 0.6%
17 SITC (Shandong International Transportation Corporation) [zh]   Hong Kong 87 128,093 1,472 0.5%
18 X-Press Feeders Group [de]   Singapore 73 106,184 1,455 0.4% [Note 10]
19 Unifeeder [de]   Denmark 62 99,670 1,608 0.4% [Note 11]
20 TS Lines   Hong Kong 43 95,305 2,216 0.4%
21 Sinokor Merchant Marine   South Korea 68 87,665 1,289 0.4% [Note 12]
22 Global Feeder Shipping LLC   United Arab Emirates 21 65,057 3,098 0.3%
23 Matson Inc.   United States 29 66,339 2,286 0.3%
24 Arkas Container Transport / EMES   Turkey 34 60,104 1,768 0.3%
25 SM Line [de]   South Korea 12 59,841 4,987 0.3%
26 Sinotrans   China 36 59,821 1,662 0.3%
27 RCL (Regional Container Lines)   Thailand 28 51,894 1,853 0.2%
28 Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines   Indonesia 48 48,572 1,012 0.2%
29 Swire Shipping   Hong Kong 27 46,861 1,736 0.2% [Note 13]
30 Grimaldi Group   Italy 40 43,944 1,099 0.2% [Note 14]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Includes Maersk Line, Hamburg Süd (including Aliança and CCNI), Safmarine, Sealand Asia, Sealand Americas, and Sealand Europe & Med
  2. ^ Includes WEC Lines
  3. ^ Includes COSCO Shipping Company Ltd, OOCL, Shanghai Pan Asia Shipping, New Golden Sea Shipping, and Coheung
  4. ^ Includes CMA GCM, APL, ANL, Cheng Lie Navigation Co, CoMaNav, Containerships PLC, Feeder Associate System, MacAndrews, Mercosul Line, and SoFraNa
  5. ^ Includes UASC
  6. ^ Includes Nippon Yusen Kaisha, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, K Line
  7. ^ Includes Evergreen Line and Italia Marittima
  8. ^ Includes Advance Container Line (ACL), Pacific Direct Line (PDL), and Mariana Express Lines Ltd. (MELL)
  9. ^ Includes Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines, HDS Lines, Valfajre Eight Shipping Company, and Khazar Shipping Company
  10. ^ Includes Consortium and X-Press Container Line
  11. ^ Includes United Feeder Services
  12. ^ Includes Heung-A Line
  13. ^ Includes China Navigation Company and Tasman Orient Line
  14. ^ Includes Atlantic Container Line and Finnlines

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alphaliner".