The World's Largest Shipowners

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The largest shipowners of the world are among the most dec topics today. It is possible to list the largest shipowners in question in general as follows:

NYK (Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha)
NYK, based in Japan, is one of the largest cargo companies in the world operating at an international level. The company, whose foundation dates back to the 1870s, was established in the 20th century. by the middle of the century, container shipping had begun.

Evergreen Shipping Company
Evergreen Shipping Company, founded in 1968 by Dr. It was founded in China by Yung-fa Chang. Currently, it is considered one of the largest cargo transportation companies in the world with offices installed all over the world and with an operational capacity of more than 160 container ships.

CMA-CGM, known as the most famous company in France, was founded in 1978. Jacques Saade, known as the president of the company, is the instrumental force behind the firm's entry into active operation. Today the company operates on more than 150 routes around the world and has a fleet of more than 350 ships.

Maersk Shipping Line, founded in Denmark, operates as a branch of AP Moller- Maersk. The company is known for its fleet of container ships. In this context, it was established in the international container transportation arena in 1904. Currently, the company has a fleet of 500 container ships with a capacity of 19, 00, 000 TEU. 

MSC was established in 1970 and is known as the international cargo company of Switzerland. The company currently operates 456 ships and is also known as the most comprehensive container transportation company in the world. 

Hapag-Lloyd, based in Germany, is one of the most well-known and well-chosen companies in terms of international transport companies. The company was founded in 1970 as a result of a merger between the Hamburg-American Line and the North German company Lloyd. Today the shipping company has more than 130 ships that serve about 5 million containers on a worldwide scale.

APL, an auxiliary company to Singapore Orient Shipping Lines, was founded in 1848. The company's most important achievement is known as the first company to successfully use extra-large containers on its ships.

COSCO is known as a Chinese Ocean Shipping Company. It is possible that we can state that the company, which is extremely important for container transportation enterprises, operates in 40 countries with 150 container operations.