The world’s five largest maritime transport operatorsAristóteles Jose
In the first position is the Danish APM-Maersk, which handles more than 4M TEU’s-year and over 700 ships globally. In addition, they have more than 2M TEU’s and more than 300 ships. Its turnover contemplated an increase of 44% related to the hiring of TEU and ships. Your ‘order book’ posted a surplus.
In the second position of the ranking we have the MSC. This Swiss-based operator handled more than 3M TEU’s-year and more than 500 ships. In addition, it owns more than 1M TEU’s and more than 150 ships. Its business portfolio includes a 72% increase in contracts related to TEU’s and ships. Your ‘order book’ has also seen growth.
The Chinese from the COSCO Group come in third place; handled more than 2.5M TEU’s-year and more than 400 ships … Additionally, they have over 1.5M TEU’s and over 150 ships. Its turnover saw an increase of 47% in terms of hiring TEU’s and ships. Your ‘order book’ has zero balance.
The following positions are held by CMA CGM (french) and Hapag-Lloyd (german) – (Source: Alphaliner)