In co-operation with parent company Maersk Line, Hamburg Süd will be expanding and enhancing the services it offers on Central America, the Caribbean and South America West Coast, beginning in June 2019.

Hamburg Süd has christened the 3,800 teu containership Polar Mexico in the Mexican port of Veracruz.

Hamburg Süd and the International Maritime Museum Hamburg (IMMH) have signed an agreement to catalogue and display the historical collection of the shipping company, which was founded in 1871.

Hamburg Süd has closed the sale of its dry bulk business to China Navigation Company (CNCo, part of the Swire Group.

North European feeder operator Team Lines is closing its doors as mainlines increasingly operate their own feeder services.

China Navigation Co (CNCo) is acquiring the dry bulk shipping business of Hamburg Süd as the German company focuses on container shipping as part of Maersk.

Moín Container Terminal, operated by APM Terminals in Costa Rica, has started operations with the first vessels arriving at the facility.

Hamburg Süd is revising its EMCS service between Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and North Europe.

Maersk Line owned Hamburg Süd and customer Electrolux are teaming up to reduce sulphur dioxide (SOx) emissions in Latin America ports.

The Far East – West Coast South America (WCSA) container trade is set for a whopping 18% increase in capacity this year according to Alphaliner.

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