The bill of lading is a document and evidence of delivery of the cargo to the shipping line. After delivery of the full loaded containers to Hapag-Lloyd shipping line, the shipping company will issue the bill of lading based on a procedure. Having this bill of lading (BL) number, you can easily track your cargo via Hapag-Lloyd bill of lading tracking on Shipup.
Hapag-Lloyd AG is a German-based transportation company. It is composed of a cargo container shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd AG. The world's fifth largest container carrier in terms of vessel capacity.
The company was formed in 1970 by the merger of two German transportation/maritime companies, Hamburg America Line (HAPAG), which dated from 1847, and Norddeutscher Lloyd (NDL) or North German Lloyd (NGL), which was formed in 1856.
Hapag-Lloyd offers a fleet with a total capacity of 1.6 Million TEU, as well as a container stock of more than 2.5 million TEU including one of the world’s largest and most modern reefer container fleets. A total of 118 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports on all the continents.
Some important events in the company's history include Hapag-Lloyd's acquisition of CP Ships in 2005 as well as Hapag-Lloyd's merger with CSAV in 2014 and United Arab Shipping Company in 2017.
|Employees||Around 12,000 worldwide|
|Vessels||222 modern vessels|
|Containers shipped per year||9.8 million TEU|