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Hapag-Lloyd AG

Hapag-Lloyd AG is a German international shipping and container transport company. It was formed in 1970 through a merger of Hamburg-American Line and North German Lloyd.

Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in operational cooperation

Copenhagen, Denmark (Ports Europe) January 17, 2024 – A.P. Moller-Maersk has announced the signing of an agreement for a new long-term operational...

Hapag-Lloyd synergies between the liner and terminal business

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) January 7, 2024 – While other carriers are increasingly moving into logistics, Hapag-Lloyd is relying on synergies...

AIIB loans $100 million to Damietta Alliance Container Terminal

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) December 20, 2023 – The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a $100 million loan to Damietta...

Hapag-Lloyd opens two offices in Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) December 6, 2023 – German shipper Hapag-Lloyd has opened two new offices in Bulgaria in the Black Sea port city of Varna...

ZIM continues to operate from Israeli ports

Haifa, israel (PortSEurope) October 12, 2023 – In an advisory to customers, Israeli shipper ZIM said that it continues to operate and accept bookings to...

MSC bids to acquire HHLA

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) September 13, 2023 – MSC – Mediterranean Shipping Company has made a bid to acquire 49.9% of HHLA-Hamburger...

EBRD to approve $125 mln loan to Damietta Port’s 2nd terminal project

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) August 22, 2023 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is set to approve a $125 million loan to...

La Spezia cruise businesses join Blue Flag agreement

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) July 27, 2023 – A new voluntary “Blue Flag” agreement was signed yesterday at the cruise terminal in La...

Hapag-Lloyd Q1 2023: good resilience in weaker market

Hapag-Lloyd has concluded the first quarter of 2023 with an EBITDA of USD 2.4 billion (EUR 2.2 billion). EBIT decreased to USD 1.9 billion (EUR 1.7 billion)...

Genoa Port Terminal sees 2022 traffic up +3.5%

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) January 16, 2023 – Genoa Port Terminal (GPT) sees 2022 traffic up +3.5% to 434,386 containers (TEU). This compares with...

Hapag-Lloyd promotes new Damietta port terminal

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) January 11, 2023 – Last May, the joint venture Damietta Alliance Container Terminal S.A.E. was established to develop and...

Authority approves Hapag-Lloyd acquisition of 49% of Spinelli

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) January 11, 2023 – Italy’s competition and market authority (AGCM) has authorized the acquisition of 49% of...

Hapag-Lloyd acquires a 49% stake in the Spinelli Group, Genoa

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) September 15, 2022 – Hapag-Lloyd has acquired a 49% take in the Spinelli Group of Italy. The Spinelli family control 51%...

Hapag-Lloyd’s IEX service returns to Piraeus

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) July 20, 2022 – Hapag-Lloyd‘s IEX container service is returning to Piraeus port. From the month of September,...

Hapag-Lloyd reports strong first quarter

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) May 12, 2022 – Hapag-Lloyd AG has reported a strong performance in the first quarter of 2022. In a strong set of results,...

A new container terminal in Damietta, Egypt

“Damietta Alliance“ developing and operating a new container terminal in Damietta, Egypt – Contship, May 10, 2022 A new terminal will be built in...

Damietta Port Authority signs agreement to build and develop the second container terminal Tahya Misr 1

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) May 11, 2022 – The Damietta Port Authority (DPA) and Damietta Alliance Container Terminal have signed an agreement to...

Global shippers cease business in Russia

London, United KIngdom (PortSEurope) May 2, 2022 – Leading global container shipping lines have ceased working with Russian ports. France’s...

Hapag-Lloyd: New service between Western Mediterranean and Central-South America

Hamburg, April 12th 2022 – New Service between Western Mediterranean and Central-South America Direct connection between the Western Mediterranean and...

Hapag-Lloyd: New service between Western Mediterranean and Central-South America

Direct connection between the Western Mediterranean and the West Coast of South America – April 12, 2022 Hapag-Lloyd launches its new service...

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