Hapag-Lloyd Container Linie

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Formed in 1970 by the merger of Hamburg-American Line (HAPAG), which was founded in 1847, and Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd) formed in 1857. Acquired in 1998 by Preussag AG (renamed TUI AG in 2002). Shipping activities were sold on to private investors in 2009 while travel and tourism operations including cruise ship subsidiary Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten were retained by TUI. CP Ships were acquired in 2005, followed by the container business of Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores in 2014 and United Arab Shipping Company in 2017.