Safe shipping solutions for your chemical cargo

As the world’s leading container shipping company, we transport vast amounts of chemical cargo every year. Many of the world’s largest chemical companies rely on us to deliver their chemical cargo safely and securely. And it’s easy to see why.

When it comes to shipping chemicals and other potentially dangerous cargos, we understand the importance of safety, reliability, environmental sustainability and economic viability. So wherever you are in the world, our team of dedicated specialists can help you to establish a safe, reliable and efficient supply chain for your chemical cargo.

Our expertise in chemical shipping covers:

  • Chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Petrochemical derivatives
  • Thermoplastics
  • Bare minerals
  • Natural polymers
  • Lubricants
  • Fertilisers

Safe, reliable chemical shipping from plant to customer

Our international network





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We know that a large network is nothing without the expertise to make it work for you, which is why we serve you with personalised solutions through 306 offices in 114 countries.

Every company and supply chain is different, and the challenges facing companies, who ship chemical cargo, are greater than most. We utilise our shipping expertise and in-depth knowledge of international legal and safety requirements to create a reliable, efficient and cost-effective supply chain solution that is perfectly tailored to your needs, from customs clearance to setting up your preferred hub port.

And if a problem arises, we are quick to find the root cause and identify a solution that will ensure your supply chain continues to run smoothly.

We take care of your chemical cargo from pick up to delivery


The shipping of chemical cargo isn’t just about ocean transportation. Cargo also needs to be transported inland, often at both ends of its journey. That’s why we offer a full service solution.

Enjoy the benefits of constant monitoring and transparency throughout the supply chain, with one point of contact from beginning to end. Our network of trucks and trains connects seamlessly with our ocean vessels, so we can take care of your cargo throughout the entire journey, from pickup to delivery, however remote the location happens to be.

When you contact us, you can expect a reply within 24 hours from one of our shipping and chemicals specialists, who will guide you through the entire shipping process.

And with easy online tracking, you always know where your goods are, and when they will arrive.

Safe and sustainable shipping of your chemical cargo

When it comes to shipping chemicals, sustainability is about more than emissions. It’s also about safety. So we monitor your shipment from door to door, reducing the risk to your cargo and to the environment, while assuring a smooth-running supply chain.

And, to maximise your environmental performance, we deliver full transparency over your supply chain impacts – and have in-house experts ready to help address any specific sustainability issues.