The Ionic columns and fluted pilasters of this classic façade compliment the architecture surrounding Sotomayor Square. Attached to it, however, is a modern high-rise with blue glass cladding. Both are part of the CSAV headquarters. Since Compañía Sundamericana de Vapores was founded in 1872, it has become one of the world’s largest shipping and freight transportation companies. In 2014 it merged with Hapag-Lloyd in Germany.