Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd AG, one of the world’s largest container shipping companies, is opening an office in Odesa

, the company reports. “Ukraine is also an attractive export market for Hapag-Lloyd due to its wealth of various mineral resources and one of the world’s largest agricultural industries,” the Hamburg-based company said. Hapag-Lloyd has 241 container ships and employs 13,300 people in 395 offices in 131 countries.