Shipping solutions tailored to you

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Your cargo. Our business.

Dry Cargo

Your cargo comes in all forms, shapes and sizes and you need a reliable, professional and experienced carrier with a global scope. We are here for you, offering a broad range of container solutions for your individual needs – even for your most complex cargo type.


The automotive supply chain is one of the most demanding. We offer fast transit times and on point schedule reliability.


Our global door-to-door services give you the flexibility to meet your customer's high demands and achieve commercial success.


Our safe, point-to-point transportation gets your products where they need to be, on time and with all regulations covered.

The right box

You need tailored solutions for your cargo.  We have a container that fits your every need.

Reefer Cargo

Fruits, vegetables, meat, fish or pharmaceutical high-value products. If your cargo needs to be continuously and reliably refrigerated we are your first choice. Our reefer experts will offer the best transport solution for you.

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  • Your benefits
  • Controlled atmosphere
  • Reefer cargo handling

Your benefits

Quality, reliability, professionalism - our reefer specialists have a profound expertise in handling your temperature-sensitive goods. And a solution for your individual transportation requirements.

Controlled atmosphere

Some temperature sensitive goods need extra care in controlled atmosphere. By using our ExtraFresh and Everfresh solutions, you can reduce respiration and extend shelf life for fruits and vegetables.

Reefer cargo handling

The quality of your reefer cargo does not only depend on containers, but also on professional handling. Read our expert guidelines on safe cargo handling.

Dangerous Goods

Your dangerous goods need extra care and extra protection. With decades of experience, hardly anyone else knows better ways of handling dangerous cargo than Hapag-Lloyd.

Safety first

Safety is of utmost importance. For our crews on board, for our vessels, the environment and your cargo. That´s why we do not compromise on "safety first".

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Cargo Patrol

Hapag-Lloyd has made the transportation of dangerous goods much safer by inventing "Cargo Patrol". This software tool is a substantial add-on for our safety culture.

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Restricted commodities

Some goods are simply too dangerous for transportation on a vessel. We give you clear guidelines on which commodities are restricted for transport.

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16 international shipping lines bundle their safety experience in CINS – "Cargo Incident Notification System". Our goal: increase safety, reduce cargo incidents, highlight risks.

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Special Cargo: Think Big!

The safe and professional transport of your out-of-gauge or project cargo is our speciality. The bigger, the better. Special cargo is our passion – and an experienced team of experts around the world takes care of it.

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Hapag-Lloyd's containers & vessels

Our containers

With a modern container fleet, we provide a mix of container types to suit any cargo you want to ship. With a strong focus on innovation, we are always looking for ways to make the container better for you.

Dry Cargo container

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Reefer Cargo container

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Special Cargo container

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Our vessels

Welcome on board! We have one of the youngest and most diverse fleets in the industry. Ensuring that your cargo is sailing on the most modern and eco-friendly vessels.

Explore our vessels

See how our eco-friendly vessel technology works.

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The "Hamburg Express" class – our flagships.

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How a bulbous bow can make a huge difference in fuel efficiency

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Leverage technology


Leveraging the right technology means a more efficient transport chain and reduced workload. 
For you: a much smarter way of working.


Bilateral EDI

By automatically exchanging your data with us via EDI you will gain efficiency, increase speed and have an overall better data quality.

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Online Business

Take it easy: One single entry point for all of your shipments. And access to your most important data worldwide and in real time.

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By using third party portals like GT Nexus or INTTRA, you can systematize your transport chain and improve your overall performance.

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Mobile app

Keep track – anytime, anywhere. Download our app and put your business in the palm of your hand.

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Further Services

Special services for you

Verified Gross Mass (VGM)

As of July 1st 2016, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will adopt amendments to the SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Convention that require a packed container's gross mass to be verified prior to stowage aboard a vessel.

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International security information

Security is a high priority for Hapag-Lloyd. Regulatory obligations can be plentiful. Our security section summarizes the main international and country specific regulations that you may need to abide by.

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US Flag services

​Our US Flag product is a unique product providing weekly services from the US Gulf and east coast to Northern Europe with connections to Hapag-Lloyd's worldwide network of mainline services.

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Our Global Inland Services

Want to get your cargo directly to your doorstep? Using our Inland services saves you time, money and nerves. Check the solutions we offer worldwide via truck, train and barge.

Product brochures

Need to know more? Our brochures provide in-depth information about our various products and services.

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