Maersk Line

Maersk Line

Maersk Line is the world’s largest container ship operator. Maersk Line is a unit of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and with offices around the world. The group was founded as a shipping company in 1904.

A.P. Moller-Maersk’s container shipping subsidiaries — Maersk Line, Safmarine, MCC-Transport, Seago Line and Mercosul Line — operate nearly 600 vessels with a total capacity of more than 2.6 million TEUs (20-foot-equivalent units). Maersk operates the largest container ships in the world to date, with delivery of its 18,270-TEU Triple E vessels beginning this year with the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller.

Maersk Line has announced plans to join fellow major container lines Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM, in the P3 Network, an alliance that will allow all three carriers to deploy their largest vessels in Asia-Europe trade, while deploying smaller vessels in Trans-Pacific and Trans-Atlantic trade, subject to regulatory approval.

Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for July 25
25 Jul 2014
Several container lines have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in August, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
14 Aug 2013
Maersk Line has revised its South Atlantic Express service.
14 Aug 2013
Maersk Line has announced general rate increases of between $400 and $500 to transport a 20-foot container from Asia to northern Europe and the Mediterranean, effective Sept. 1.
CMA CGM Marco Polo
13 Aug 2013
CMA CGM vessels may become part of the Daily Maersk service from Asia to Europe next year when the French carrier joins Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. in the new P3 Network.
12 Aug 2013
London Gateway has landed its first shipping line service, the Southern Africa Europe Container Service, which will start calling at the DP World-operated container terminal in November...
02 Aug 2013
Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in
26 Jul 2013
Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in August and September.