Biggest shipping companies: Container shipping has become one of the most lucrative and efficient means of transportation. Connecting ports from one corner to the other, container ships have shaped the way many businesses operate nowadays. The benefits of this transportation method, introduced nearly six decades ago, are undeniable: lower shipping costs, increased safety, and a wider variety of products and goods that can be transported by water.
There are virtually hundreds of shipping companies worldwide, big or small. However, there are a few companies out there with a fleet that would put most navies to shame. In a style similar to our list of the world’s most dangerous jobs, let’s take a look at the biggest shippers out there.
No. 10: CSCL
China Shipping Container Lines, or CSCL for short, is definitely the late bloomer to the container shipping game. Even though it started out in 1997, the company has made waves and it is now a big name on both the Shanghai and Hong Kong Stock Markets.
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