TOP FIVE SHIPPING COMPANIES IN THE WORLD ON THE BASIS OF CARGO CARRYING CAPACITY



  1. APM MAERSKBased out of Denmark, Maersk Started its debut in the year 1904. The company at present has a fleet of 711 container ships and capacity of around 40, 87,480 TEU. The employee strength is about 80,000.

 

  1. MSC–MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY-A Swiss based international company started in the year 1970, has grown to have 560 fleet at present with a TEU capacity of around 33,08,955. More than 70,000 employees are working across the world.

 

  1. COSCO- CHINA OCEAN SHIPPING COMPANY- It’s a fully fully-owned subsidiary of COSCO Shipping Holding Co., Ltd, registered in China which was up for business since 2016. With a fleet of 461 container ships and carrying capacity of 27,92,448 TEU operates 401 international and domestic shipping routes

 

  1. CMA CGM- France based Shipping Company was established in the year 1978. With 1,10,000 employees has a fleet over 505 containers and carrying capacity of 26,43,745 TEU

 

  1. HAPAG-LLOYD- A German Shipping Company was established in the year 1970 with the merger of Hamburg-American Line and the North German company Lloyd. With more than 13000 employees and 248 containers has got the capacity of around 17,00,000 TEU
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