The world’s leading container shipping lines call the Port of Montreal. Total capacity in TEUs (containers of 20 feet or the equivalent) equals the maximum number of containers that their fleets can transport. In the maritime industry, container shipping has become the principal way of moving goods through commercial ports. Source : Alphaliner, août 2012

International container shipping lines that call the Port of Montreal

Head Quarters
World Ranking
Total Capacity in TEus

A.P. Møller-Mærsk

Copenhagen, Denmark 1 2,633,195

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)

Geneva, Switzerland 2 2,202,973

Groupe CMA CGM

Marseille, France 3 1,355,036


Hamburg, Germany 6 635,963

Hanjin Shipping

Seoul, South Korea 8 575,409

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL)

Hong Kong, China 11 431,589