Höegh Autoliners AS

Höegh Autoliners is a privately owned shipping company with two owners: Leif Höegh & Co. (62,5 per cent) and A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S (37,5 per cent). The company is a leading global provider of transporation and logistics solutions in the Ro/Ro segment, offering a broad range of services to customers throughout the world.

Höegh Autoliners is a leading global provider of Ro/Ro vehicle transportation services. The company operates around 60 PCTCs (Pure Car and Truck Carriers) in global trade systems which are managed from a worldwide network of around 20 offices in four regions. Customers include global manufacturers of new cars, heavy machinery and rolling goods. In 2012, Höegh Autoliners carried about 2.1 million car equivalent units (ceu) and made over 4000 port calls.


A service provider with modern, flexible and efficient vessels


The Höegh Autoliners fleet is designed for maximum flexibility to cater for the variety of rolling stock carried in the various trades. The company has expanded its carrying capacity through acquisitions, newbuildings and lengthening of existing vessels. Thecurrent fleet includes owned and long-term charter PCTCs with capacity ranging from 2300 to 7800 ceu for deep-sea trades. In addition, Höegh Autoliners is partner in a joint venture which is supplying three purpose-built Ro/Ro vessel on long-term charter to Airbus for transporting aircraft components and subassemblies in Europe. Höegh Autoliners is continuously investing in developing ship design and specification to enhance and improve efficiency and environmental impact.



Höegh Autoliners’ corporate aim is to be a truly global, cost efficient Ro/Ro operator providing port to port transportation services that consistently meet the requirements of our customers. Achieving consistent quality throughout the company is a top priority.


Höegh Autoliners remains committed to sustainable development through economic growth, social responsibility and minimising the company’s impact on the environment and performing its business in a socially responsible way.



Höegh Autoliners pursues a customer-diven growth strategy based on the company's core competence in port-to-port transportation and providing efficient transportation services to our customer's global distribution chains. Höegh Autoliners has a strong financial and strategic position which enables the company to respond quickly to customer demand for increased capacity and enhanced service offerings.