Largest container shipping line (number of ships)
AP Moller-Mærsk
779 total number
Not Applicable ()

AP Moller-Mærsk, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, is the world’s largest container shipping line by number of ships, with a total of 779 owned and chartered vessels, as of November 2017.

AP Moller-Mærsk is also the largest container shipping line by global market share (19.4%) and by Twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) container capacity (4,158,171).

The company calls at 343 ports worldwide, making over 45,000 visits annually.

It employs 88,000 people across 130 countries.