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List of Publicly Traded Container Shipping Companies Listed on Major U.S. Exchanges

Containerships are responsible for shipping a very large percentage of the world’s manufactured goods today. The basic business model that many of these containership companies employ is straightforward. These companies lease out their containerships to different liner shipping companies through medium to long-term charter contracts. If a company is able to successfully execute this strategy then they potentially could generate stable cash flow through these lease contracts. While many of these companies focus on this business model, there are also shipping services that the companies offer outside of medium to long-term contracts to a variety of industries around the world.

Also included on this list are companies that rent cargo and freight containers which include TAL International (TAL) and Textainer Group (TGH).


Additional publicly traded shipping companies and shipping categories can be accessed through the link below:

List of Shipping Companies

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Container Shipping Companies: Mid-Cap Stocks

Seaboard Corporation (SEB) (Diversified company: container shipping in addition to numerous other acitvities)

Container Shipping Companies: Small-Cap Stocks

Costamare Inc. (CMRE)  (Greece)

Matson, Inc. (MATX)

Seaspan Corporation (SSW)

Textainer Group Holdings Limited (TGH) (Leases marine cargo containers)

Trinton International Limited (TRTN) (Leases intermodal freight containers)

Container Shipping Companies: Micro-Cap Stocks

Danaos Corporation (DAC)

Diana Containerships Inc. (DCIX)  (Greece)

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (GSL)

Related Links:

List of Transportation Companies

Publicly Traded Companies by Sector and Industry