About us

Our Company

257 modern ships, 11.8 million TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) transported per year, around 13,900 motivated employees in 418 offices in 137 countries. Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company and a powerful partner for you.

Explore the World of Hapag-Lloyd!

Our corporate film shows Hapag-Lloyd’s global shipping activities emphasizing our worldwide services, high quality and environmental standards as well as our historical roots.

Our Strategy

In November 2018, we officially started “Hapag-Lloyd Strategy 2023” – our way forward for the next five years.
To become number one for quality is the ultimate promise we make to our customers.

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Our Responsibility


Quality and environmental protection are an indispensable part of Hapag-Lloyd's DNA. Our sustainability policy outlines our commitment to protect the environment, to provide the highest service quality, and to care for our employees' health and safety.

At a glance
  • On board
  • Ashore
  • EcoCalc
  • Certificates
  • Report
  • IMO 2020

On Board

Modern and innovative vessel technology and professional fleet management allow us to actively protect the environment in daily operations.


As one of the largest shipping lines in the world, our business does not only take place on the water. We take environmental care seriously in our 300+ offices around the world.


Wondering what effect your transport has on the environment? Our EcoCalc software determines the climate impact of your door to door transport.


Various certificates and awards confirm: Hapag-Lloyd is truly committed.   

Sustainability Report

The Hapag-Lloyd Sustainability Report covers all the important topics of our company such as employees, health and safety, digitalisation and digital security as well as environmental and climate protection.  

IMO 2020

Find further information regarding the IMO 2020 regulations and Hapag-Lloyd’s new established Marine Fuel Recovery (MFR).

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