The world's leading container ship operators as of August 31, 2017, based on chartered TEUs

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Chartered TEUs
Mediterranean Shg Co 2,003,627
APM-Maersk 1,821,186
CMA CGM Group 1,562,359
COSCO Shipping Co Ltd 1,313,317
Evergreen Line 498,827
Hapag-Lloyd 485,425
Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. 375,928
Zim 335,174
NYK Line302,526
MOL 300,834
K Line 261,596
Hyundai M.M.240,198
Hamburg Süd Group 235,710
OOCL 233,294
X-Press Feeders Group 136,314
PIL (Pacific Int. Line)70,739
KMTC 65,232
TS Lines 64,322
Wan Hai Lines63,026

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This statistic shows a ranking of the world's leading container ship operators as of August 31, 2017, based on TEU capacity of their chartered ships. In August 2017, APM-Maersk's chartered ship fleet reached a capacity of around 1.8 million twenty-foot equivalent units.
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as of August 31, 2017
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The abbreviation TEU stands for twenty-foot equivalent unit.

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