APL: a world-leading ocean carrier

APL, one of the world’s leading ocean carriers, offers more than 120 weekly services and call ports in over 70 countries worldwide. We provide container transportation through our international shipping network which combines high-quality intermodal operations with advanced technology, equipment and e-commerce.


Supporting APL’s container shipping business is our Shared Service Centre (SSC) which provides support in the critical shipping processes of Customer Service, Operations, Finance and Accounting. SSC operates through four major hubs including Heredia, Costa Rica, Tallinn Estonia, Chongqing, China and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


APL is part of the CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group founded in 1978 by Jacques R. Saadé. CMA CGM has a global presence thanks to its numerous vessels calling various ports all over the world. CMA CGM has grown continuously, and has been constantly innovating to offer its clients new sea, land and logistics solutions. Headquartered in Marseille, the Group has employees all over the world in hundreds of agencies.


With 170 years of experience, APL has the knowledge and the expertise to help our customers grow their businesses and negotiate in an increasingly complex and ever-changing global marketplace – whether that is venturing into new territories or growing in already developed markets.


With our highly competitive transit times, reputation for service reliability and excellence and commitment to sustainable global trade, shippers the world over place their trust in us to provide them the value they need to compete in today’s global economy.

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