Hapag-Lloyd co-owner urges unlikely Hamburg Süd merger
Klause Michael Kühne, co-owner of Hapag-Lloyd, is calling for a merger with fellow German line Hamburg Süd.
“Only a merger can bring [Hapag-Lloyd] into the lead group again around Danish Maersk and Swiss [Mediterranean Shipping Co],” Mr Khne said. “Hamburg Sd would be an ideal partner for Hapag-Lloyd.”
According to container industry consultancy Alphaliner, Hapag-Lloyd is the world’s...
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