Hamburg Süd Group is an international German shipping company and was founded in 1871. It has many offices over the world and its headquarter is in Hamburg, Germany. In container shipping it is represented by two brands: Hamburg Süd as a German carrier and Aliança as a Brazilian shipping company. In addition, Hamburg Süd is present on the world’s oceans in bulk and product tanker shipping under the names Rudolf A. Oetker (RAO) and Aliança Bulk (Aliabulk).
Hamburg Sud employs more than 5,360 employees around the world and it has over 132 container ships with a slot capacity of 616,866 TEUs.