Damco moving headquarters to The Hague, Netherlands

Global freight forwarder and logistics provider, Damco, is moving its headquarters from Copenhagen, Denmark to The Hague, Netherlands. The move, which should be completed in Q1 y 2013, brings Damco closer to the heart of the European logistics community and supports its strategy to become a Top-5 industry player in the years to come. “In The Hague, we will be […]

Damco wins “Supply Chain Best Partnership” at SCM Logistics Excellence Awards

Damco – one of the world’s leading providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management solutions – was honored at the SCM Logistics Excellence Awards held in conjunction with the 7th Annual SCM Logistics World conference. Damco won the category “Supply Chain Best Partnership Award” for outstanding contributions in supply chain partnerships. “Damco is a provider of supply chain solutions […]

Damco earns top marks from Gartner for its instant-access web portal solution, myDamco

Logistics customers need fast responses, and myDamco’s unique one-click feature, allowing instant answers to a range of questions, has quickly become immensely popular. And now Gartner – the top IT research and advisory company – has acclaimed it an outstanding tool. In a new survey, Gartner names myDamco “one of the leading web solutions” in the logistics industry. myDamco presents […]

Maersk Interim Report

Revenue for the period increased by 9% to USD 29.9bn (USD 27.4bn), primarily due to higher oil prices and container volumes. Profit for the period was 8% higher at USD 2.7bn (USD 2.5bn), positively affected by divestment gain from sale of Netto Foodstores Limited, UK of USD 0.7bn. The Group’s ROIC was 12.8% (12.8%).. “Thanks to the good performance of […]

Maersk joins the World Ocean Council

The A.P. Moller – Maersk Group has joined the World Ocean Council to support global leadership and collaboration on ocean sustainability. Copenhagen, Denmark – Through its signatory to the World Ocean Council, Maersk supports the efforts to promote sustainable development and stewardship through collaboration across private sector industries. The World Ocean Council is the only international organisation bringing together a […]

Maersk Line launch sustainable container floor

New Maersk Line procurement policy for container floorboards aims to reduce demand for illegally logged tropical hardwood. Copenhagen, May 23, 2011 – Today, Maersk Line announced a new policy to refrain from purchasing containers with floors made of uncertified tropical hardwood. “Illegal logging is widely recognised as a serious threat to forests, people and wildlife. We feel obligated to use […]

Maersk Q1 2011 Interim Management Statement

Revenue for the period increased by 10% to USD 14.5bn (USD 13.2bn), primarily due to higher container freight rates, container volumes and oil prices. The profit for the period increased by 82% to USD 1.2bn (USD 0.6bn) and was driven by better operational performance in most business units. The Group’s ROIC increased to 11.7% (7.6%). “We have had a good […]

Annual Report 2010, A.P. Moller – Maersk Group

The Board of Directors of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has today released the Company’s Annual Report for 2010. The Annual Report is available at www.maersk.com. The printed Annual Report is expected to be available and sent on 3 March 2011 to the registered shareholders who have requested to receive such. “The Group delivers a strong 2010 result, and we […]

Maersk Line orders 10 “Triple-E” mega-ships

Maersk Line has signed a contract for 10 of the world’s largest, most efficient container vessels with an option to buy another 20. The vessels will have a capacity of 18,000 TEU and will be delivered from Korea’s DSME shipyard from 2013 to 2015. The new, giant container vessels will be known as Triple-E, based on the three main purposes […]

Maersk joins UN disaster relief team

The A.P. Moller – Maersk Group is proud to announce it has joined a team of international companies, designated as a disaster relief support network under the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The Logistics Emergency Teams (LETs) consist of four of the world’s leading logistics and transport companies and supports the WFP and the humanitarian community during disaster relief […]