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.

Weekly wrap-up for July 12, 2014
12 Jul 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association surprised watchers by announcing a 72-hour hiatus in their negotiations so that the union could deal with unrelated talks in the Pacific Northwest, and by extending the expired coastwide contract during the suspension of negotiations.
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.
TCB handled 3,784 loading and unloading movements in 28 hours.
26 Jul 2013
Spain’s Terminal de Contenidors de Barcelona, part of Grup Marítim TCB, has set a new company record for movements in handling a single ship.
The Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller handled 1,682 containers during its maiden voyage.
25 Jul 2013
Yantian International Container Terminals in China has welcomed the inaugural call of the 18,000 20-foot-equivalent-unit Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller, a Triple E vessel.
25 Jul 2013
Effective Aug. 1, Maersk Line will boost rates on its trade from South Africa to the Middle East and Indian subcontinent by $100 per 20-foot container.
MOL Comfort. Photo courtesy gCaptain.
24 Jul 2013
As the first quarter drew to a close, 2013 was shaping up as a year of paradoxes....
19 Jul 2013
Major container lines have announced rate increases for several trade lanes, as detailed below, slated to take effect in August...
18 Jul 2013
The container shipping industry must face up to a new era that will see demand growth shrink to half the levels experienc
Eugen Maersk
18 Jul 2013
Maersk Line has become the latest carrier to unveil freight rate hikes on the westbound Far East-Europe trades in August.

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