DCSA members

In April of 2019, MSC, Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, ONE, Evergreen, Yang Ming, HMM and ZIM founded DCSA to establish IT standards that would enable interoperability of technology solutions across the industry. The purpose is to facilitate digital interconnectivity and seamless data communication that anyone who touches the industry can leverage. DCSA standards are developed in close conjunction with the member carriers who validate, align and agree to them and work with DCSA to ensure widespread adoption.


MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is a global leader in container shipping and logistics, privately owned and founded in 1970 by Gianluigi Aponte. The company has evolved from a one vessel operation into a globally respected business with a 730-vessel fleet and over 150,000 staff providing timely delivery of goods and services to customers of all industries and sizes.

Present in 155 countries through 675 offices, MSC calls at 520 ports on 260+ trade routes, carrying some 23 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) annually. MSC’s activities now include air and overland transportation, logistics and a growing portfolio of port terminal investments. 

Andre Simha

Global Chief Digital & Innovation Officer & DCSA Chairman

A.P. Moller – Maersk is an integrated container logistics company and member of the A.P. Moller Group. Connecting and simplifying trade to help our customers grow and thrive. With a dedicated team of over 80.000, operating in 130 countries; we go all the way to enable global trade for a growing world. As the world’s largest container shipping company, we move 12 million containers every year and deliver to every corner of the globe.

With a presence in 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses, 110,000 employees and a wide fleet of 566 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world’s 521 commercial ports and operates 285 shipping lines. The CMA CGM Group’s mission is to contribute to sustainable globalization through better balanced international trade that fosters both economic and social development while respecting the integrity of all men and women and the planet.

With a fleet of 241 modern container ships and a total transport capacity of 1.7 million TEU, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world’s leading liner shipping companies. The Company has around 13,300 employees and 395 offices in 131 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of approximately 2.8 million TEU – including one of the largest and most modern fleets of reefer containers. A total of 121 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports on all the continents.

As of H1 of 2021, ONE is the sixth largest container shipping company in the world, operating more than 220 ships at a total capacity of around 1.6 Million TEUs. ONE has its global business spanning across more than 120 countries. In FY2020, ONE completed nearly 12 Million TEUs in lifting. Meanwhile, ONE has been actively furthering its endeavours in environmental sustainability and digitalization in its business to fulfil ONE’s social responsibilities and deliver maximum satisfaction to its customers.

With 315 service locations, EMC covers 114 countries with its shipping network. Evergreen’s network includes several east-west routes linking southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mainland China, Korea and Japan with the east and west coasts of the US. It also provides services from Japan, Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia to Europe and the Mediterranean. EMC’s containerships link Asia with Africa and South America and Europe with the east coast of the US and are deployed on a range of intensive sailing routes throughout Asia.

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation (Yang Ming) was established on December 28, 1972. At March of 2021, Yang Ming operates a fleet of 89 vessels with a 7.085-million-D.W.T / operating capacity 629 thousand TEUS, of which container ships are the mains service force. We have dedicated ourselves to providing global and sophisticated marine transportation services. By providing our customers with high-quality “punctual, speedy, reliable, and economical” services, Yang Ming has become one of the leading shipping companies in the world.

As one of the world’s top ocean carriers, HMM has a vast global network of 7 regional headquarters, 24 subsidiaries, 60 branch offices, 5 overseas offices and 3 container terminals around the world. It has the reputation as a world-class integrated logistics company due to its vast global network, the highly skilled vessel operations and accurate market forecast by most qualified professional employees with vast shipping experiences together with advanced global IT system network.

ZIM is a global, asset-light container liner shipping company with leadership positions in the markets where it operates. Founded in Israel in 1945, ZIM is one of the oldest shipping liners, with over 76 years of experience, providing customers with innovative seaborne transportation and logistics services with a reputation for industry leading transit times, schedule reliability and service excellence.