German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd opens office in Odessa

The German international shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has announced the opening of its company’s Ukrainian office in Odessa.

According to the company’s press service, among the advantages of Ukraine there are: strategic geographical position, attractiveness of the export market for mineral resources and agricultural production.

Ukraine is an important importer of electronics, equipment and consumer goods, as well as the location of operations for some of the world’s largest multinational companies, which opens up great opportunities for sea carriers such as Hapag-Lloyd.

Press service of Hapag-Lloyd

The new office will be located in Odessa and its staff will be composed by more than 20 people.

The economic growth of the country is convincing, and many Ukrainian shippers are already using the services of Hapag-Lloyd. Opening our new office in Ukraine, we pay tribute to the excellent business development and great opportunities that we see in this market.

Hapag-Lloyd was founded in 1970 and owns a fleet of 241 modern container ships with a total carrying capacity of 1.7 million tonnes. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of approximately 2.8 million tonnes, including one of the largest and most modern refrigerated container fleets.