Hapag-Lloyd buys German terminal stake

Hapag-Lloyd is to acquire a 30% stake in Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven and 50% of the shares of Rail Terminal Wilhelmshaven at JadeWeserPort, for an undisclosed amount and subject to regulatory approval. Terminal operator Eurogate will continue to hold the remaining shares. [+]

Hapag-LLoyd sets up in Morocco

Hapag-Lloyd has set up its own representation in Morocco. The headquarters is in Casablanca and there are satellite offices in Tangier and Agadir, with a staff of47. The line serves the country through Tanger-Med port. [+]

More boxes to clear the backlog

Hapag-Lloyd has ordered another 75,000teu of dry containers from a manufacturer in China, due to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2021. The line has ordered a total of 625,000teu since the beginning of 2020. It said that due to massive congestion at ports, terminals and inland operations worldwide, ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd opens Ukraine office

Hapag-Lloyd has opened a new office in Odessa, Ukraine with 21 employees. The German liner operator says that with mineral resources and the world's largest agricultural production, the country is an attractive export market for Hapag-Lloyd. It is also an important import country for electronics, machinery and consumer goods. [+]

Six more mega-ships for Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd has ordered another six ultra large container vessels of over 23,500teu from South Korean’s Daewoo. They will have dual-fuel engines that can use liquefied natural gas (LNG) and deliveries are to begin in 2024. The German-owned liner operator has already placed an order for six ships of the same ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd orders more boxes

Hapag-Lloyd has ordered 60,000teu of dry van standard containers in response to the worldwide shortage of boxes. It will bring the German line’s total fleet to 210,000teu. The first are scheduled to be delivered as early as July but the majority will be subsequently delivered in the third quarter of ... [+]

Big box order for Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd has ordered 150,000teu of new dry and reefer containers from China most of which are expected to be delivered in coming months. It has also ordered 8,000teu of special containers for over-sized or dangerous goods. At US$550 million, the carrier says it is one of the biggest container orders ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd to buy NileDutch

Hapag-Lloyd is to acquire Netherlands-based African shipping line NileDutch, subject to the approval of antitrust authorities. The German operator will acquire all shares of the company, established over 40 years ago and one the leading providers of container services to and from West Africa. NileDutch has 16 owned offices in the ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd opens Kenya office

Hapag-Lloyd has opened an office in Mombasa, Kenya and is also planning one in the capital, Nairobi. It will be headed by country manager Prashant Sindhwani. The line operates a China Kenya Express Service to major ports in Asia, such as Singapore and Shanghai and the East Africa Service to ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd orders dual-fuel megaships

German-owned shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has ordered six ultra large container vessels of over 23,500teu from Daewoo in Korea. They will be delivered between April and December 2023 and will be deployed on the Europe-Far East routes as part of THE Alliance. They will operate on LNG or conventional fuel. [+]

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