South Korean container liner shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) will join The Alliance as a full member.
HMM President and CEO Jae-hoon Bae, “Being a full member of The Alliance gives us a lot of pride. We are convinced that we will be successful and generate additional value for our customers, employees and shareholders with combined experience, strategic skills, competitive fleet and strong focus on our clients´ needs.”
“HMM is a great fit for The Alliance as they will provide a number of new and modern vessels, which will help us to deliver better quality and be more efficient – and it will help us also to further reduce our emissions,” says Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen.
“We are very happy to see HMM join The Alliance, as their membership will allow us to offer enhanced services to our customers due to a wider port coverage, expansion of our product offerings, more sailing frequencies and a better balance of our cargo flows,” commented Ocean Network Express CEO Jeremy Nixon.
“HMM joining The Alliance is an important milestone for The Alliance as it will help us to provide a broader service network to the customers and facilitate the advance of the development of The Alliance starting from next year,” added Yang Ming Chairman and CEO Bronson Hsieh.