Hamburg Süd is one of the key carriers on the North-South trade routes by ocean transportation. It is part of the Oetker Group, a family-owned German conglomerate.
One of Germany's largest marine transportation companies, Hamburg Süd operates a fleet of about 175 vessels, including some 115 containerships with an overall capacity of about 290,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU).
The Hamburg Süd fleet also includes dry bulk carriers and tankers. Scheduled liner services for containers make up about 85% of the company's revenues.
Tackling marine litter through circular innovation European Union
In the heart of the Bay of Biscay, where the azure waters meet the Spanish Basque Country, the BLUENET project set sail to tackle lost fishing gear, upcycling the ominous 'ghost-nets'.