About This Statistic
The graph shows the world's leading container ship operators as of August 31, 2017, based on the number of chartered ships in their fleets. With 410 chartered ships in its fleet, Maersk was ranked first.
A.P. Moller - Maersk Group is a Danish business conglomerate. It has activities in different business sectors, mainly within the transportation and energy sectors. Since 1996, it is the world's largest container ship operator. A.P. Moller - Maersk Group's largest business area is container shipping and related activities. It comprises: worldwide container services, logistics, and forwarding solutions as well as terminal activites which are in the brand names of Maersk Line, Safmarine, and Damco.