The world's leading container ship operators as of October 30, 2017, based on TEU capacity

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Container ship operatorTotal TEUs
APM-Maersk 3,519,742
Mediterranean Shg Co 3,128,843
CMA CGM Group 2,492,813
COSCO Shipping Co Ltd 1,814,011
Hapag-Lloyd 1,507,444
Evergreen Line 1,069,260
OOCL 669,457
Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. 579,826
Hamburg Süd Group 565,485
MOL 548,607
NYK Line 537,763
PIL (Pacific Int. Line) 370,247
Zim 357,221
Hyundai M.M. 351,813
K Line 341,746
Wan Hai Lines 226,001
X-Press Feeders Group 149,781
KMTC 122,983
Antong Holdings (QASC)104,694

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This statistic illustrates the leading container ship operators worldwide as of October 30, 2017, based on TEU capacity. In October 2017, APM-Maersk’s ships had a capacity of over 3.51 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs).
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