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  • 2017-07-05
    Hamburg Süd receives Volkswagen Group Award

    Hamburg, July 5, 2017. Hamburg Süd has been awarded the Volkswagen Group Award 2017. With this award, the largest automotive corporation in the world honors its best suppliers, ...

  • 2017-07-04
    Hamburg Süd is “Top Ranked Carrier 2017”

    Hamburg, July 4, 2017. Hamburg Süd has been honored as “Top Ranked Carrier” for the second successive year by the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC), the largest ...

  • 2017-04-28
    Press Release of Dr. August Oetker KG

    The shareholders and Advisory Board of Dr. August Oetker KG have approved the Sale and Purchase Agreement made between Dr. August Oetker KG and Maersk Line A/S on the sale of ...

  • 2017-03-14
    Signing of Sale and Purchase Agreement

    Signing of Sale and Purchase Agreement made between Maersk Line A/S and Dr. August Oetker KG on the sale of Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft KG (Hamburg ...

  • 2017-03-10
    Together for more sustainability

    Hamburg/Iquique, March 10, 2017. Hamburg Süd and its Swedish customer Electrolux have launched a joint pilot project to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions in the Port of Iquique in ...

  • 2017-02-08
    Hamburg Süd office opened in Dubai

    Hamburg, February 8, 2017. Hamburg Süd has opened its first proprietary agency in the Middle East. On February 1st Hamburg Süd Shipping LLC commenced operations in Dubai (United ...

  • 2016-12-01
    Oetker Group divesting the shipping division

    Dr. August Oetker KG announces that, after more than 80 years, it is divesting its shipping business and will be selling Hamburg Süd with all activities, subsidiaries and ...

  • 2016-09-21
    Hamburg Süd is Ocean Supplier of the Year

    Hamburg/Hoofddorp, September 21, 2016. In August 2016, CEVA Logistics honored Hamburg Süd with the Ocean Supplier of the Year award for 2015. CEVA is one of the world’s leading ...

  • 2016-05-18
    “Setting standards and acting sustainably“

    Hamburg, May 18, 2016. Today, Hamburg Süd is the world’s first container shipping lines to publish its Sustainability Report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative ...

  • 2015-12-17
    Hamburg Süd is Carrier of the Year 2015

    On 9th December, DHL Global Forwarding presented Hamburg Süd with the ‘Carrier of the Year 2015’ award. DHL is one of the leading global logistics enterprises and, with this ...

  • 2015-11-05
    Hamburg Süd awarded HANSE GLOBE

    The Hamburg Süd shipping group has received this year’s HANSE GLOBE award from Logistik-Initiative Hamburg. The initiative’s aim in bestowing the award is to recognise logistics ...

  • 2015-04-15
    Alianҫa’s cabotage fleet continues to grow

    The cabotage fleet of Hamburg Süd’s subsidiary Alianҫa has once again gained a new member. Within the scope of a customer event, the new container ship “Bartolomeu Dias” was ...

  • 2015-02-11
    Hamburg Süd receives Panalpina award

    Hamburg Süd has been recognised for the first time with the “Carrier of the Year” Award by the internationally operating transport and logistics group, Panalpina, based in ...

  • 2014-12-17
    Hamburg Süd receives five prizes in Australia

    At the 19th Australian Shipping & Marine Industry Awards in late November, Hamburg Süd received a total of five awards. The shipping group took first place in each of the Liner ...

  • 2014-11-10
    Hamburg Süd raises goal for CO2e reduction

    Hamburg Süd has achieved its environmental goal of reducing the CO2e emissions of its fleet by 26 percent by the year 2020, compared to 2009, well ahead of schedule. This is due ...

  • 2014-07-30
    Hamburg Süd opens office in Nanjing

    On 1 August, Hamburg Süd is opening an office in Nanjing, China. All tasks that were previously carried out by the Ben Line agency will in future be taken over by the new Hamburg ...

  • 2014-06-30
    Christening of “Cap San Raphael” in Hamburg

    Yesterday, Hamburg Süd christened its new container ship “Cap San Raphael” in the presence of 700 guests at the Burchardkai Terminal in the Port of Hamburg. The ship’s Sponsor is ...

  • 2013-09-27
    Aliança: Ship naming ceremony on the Rio Negro

    With the “Fernão de Magalhães” Aliança has christened the second of four identical new container ships for its cabotage fleet. The Naming Ceremony was held on 26 September at the ...

  • 2013-05-15
    Aliança renewing its cabotage fleet

    Aliança’s new container ship “Sebastião Caboto” was christened today at the Terminal Maritimo de Passageiros in the port of Santos. The vessel’s sponsor is Deise Krause, wife of ...

  • 2013-03-26
    “Santa Cruz” sailing under Luxembourg flag

    Previously operated by Hamburg Süd under the Liberian flag, the container ship “Santa Cruz” (7,100 TEU) is now flying Luxembourg’s flag. The change of flag was carried out in the ...

  • 2012-06-19
    Two “green” awards for Hamburg Süd

    At Cargo News Asia’s 26th Annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards in Shanghai on 5 June 2012, Hamburg Süd received the Best Green Service Provider Shipping Award for the first ...

  • 2012-04-17
    Hamburg Süd: Changes to the Executive Board

    After 18 years on the Executive Board of Hamburg Süd, Joachim A Konrad, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, is to retire at the end of April 2012. The Advisory Board of ...


Eva Graumann, Global Head of Corporate Communications
Eva Graumann
Global Head of Corporate Communications
Christiane Krämer, Media Spokesperson
Christiane Krämer
Media Spokesperson