5 Biggest Shipping Companies in the World

In this article we are going to list the 5 biggest shipping companies in the world. For a detailed coverage of this topic and a more comprehensive list please take a look at the 15 biggest shipping companies in the world.

5. Hapag-Lloyd

Twenty foot equivalent (TEU) capacity of the company in 2020: 1,730,615

Total market share of the company in 2020: 7.2%

Number of ships owned by the company in 2020: 240

Hapag Lloyd is the biggest shipping company in Germany and came into existence 50 years ago in 1970. It is headquartered in Hamburg, and has more than $12 billion in revenue as well as at last 13,000 employees.

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