Quality with a personal touch

Executive Board

Dr. Arnt Vespermann
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Hamburg Süd
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“Hamburg Süd represents quality, performance, and motivated employees who make a difference to our customers’ businesses with their know-how and passion.”

Compliance: a clear stance

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Hamburg Süd places the highest importance on compliance with laws and guidelines. We emphasize this with a Compliance Organization that’s independent of the operating business areas and with an official Compliance Management System.

Management Systems: quality, environment, and safety


An integrated management system at Hamburg Süd guarantees quality, environmental sustainability, and the safety of people, ships, and cargo.

Distinguished work

Quest for Quality Award
Blue Circle Award
CSR Rating Gold ecoVadis

History: More than 145 years of shipping experience


Webcam: A bird’s-eye view of Hamburg

The webcam atop the roof of Hamburg Süd’s headquarters delivers live panorama pictures every day of the Elbe River, the harbor, and the city skyline. Take a look.