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A.P. Moller - Maersk enters into strategic partnership with Danish Crown on global end-to-end logistics services

A.P. Moller - Maersk has announced the signing of a global end-to-end logistics agreement with Danish Crown from 2021. The three-year end-to-end agreement covers all Danish Crown’s business units, delivering solutions on ocean services, inland logistics and cold chain logistics.   Access to the digital supply chain platform, Tradelens, which is underpinned by blockchain technology, is also a core part of the agreement between A.P. Moller - Maersk and Danish Crown. A.P. Moller - M...

Maersk invests in Vertoro to develop green lignin marine fuels

Maersk Growth, the corporate venture arm of A.P. Moller - Maersk, invests in Vertoro – a Dutch start-up focused on developing liquid lignin technology which can be used as a marine fuel.   Maersk’s investment will be used to further develop and commercialise Vertoro’s patented liquid lignin technology, and it will enable Vertoro to build a demo plant, which will become operational in 2022. The output of this plant will be used to develop marine fuels in partnership wit...

Maersk pilots sustainable intermodal transportation solution in Japan

Following in the footsteps of A.P. Moller - Maersk’s Ocean ECO Delivery product launched in 2019, Maersk Japan will be launching a pilot to offer customers sustainable drayage in Japan. It will utilise renewable diesel to provide immediate carbon emission reductions. This will be the first permanently fixed green solution for container drayage in Japan and promises to reduce carbon emissions for container drayage operations by up to 80% based on lifecycle analysis. Ground-breaking seri...

Maersk SPL unit spearheading COVID-19 relief supplies for distribution in India along with Princeton Foundation

Maersk is donating the services of its Special Project Logistics (SPL) unit and charging a symbolic nominal freight cost of $1 per 40’ container for urgently needed medical supplies to be distributed to medical facilities in India in response to COVID-19 related shortages. "Several donors and organisations had donated supplies worth millions of dollars; however, they all were struggling with the shipment process disrupted by Covid. We thank Maersk and the Government of India profusely f...

Simplifying the supply chain with A.P. Moller - Maersk

Roughly half of the customers, who know that Maersk besides shipping containers across the oceans, also has a comprehensive inland offering, where they can transport the goods via train or truck. Customers know the numbers by heart: that Maersk yearly does upwards of five million inland transports for more than 25,000 customers, including the world’s largest and most recognised brands. And that we do it in 150 countries across the entire globe. Fewer brokers, less hassle Customers are...

A.P. Moller - Maersk's tailor-made solutions for OOG shipments

Fleet Line Shipping is a Dubai-based logistics company and market leader in handling project cargo. Their expertise lies in handling Over Dimensional Cargo (ODC) or Out of Gauge Cargo (OOG cargo), owning in-house assets like a fleet of transport, ISO & QHSE certified lashing services, lifting equipment, and more in and out of the UAE. They have been an active partner of Maersk for 15 years, and we have together transported several Oversized Cargo and Breakbulk shipments across GCC. The c...

A.P. Moller - Maersk completes the acquisition of B2C Europe Holding B.V.

This acquisition strengthens A.P. Moller - Maersk’s e-commerce Logistics products suite in line with its strategic business transformation. "With B2C Europe, we are closing the circle around our e-commerce logistics expansion. Our logistics product line-up growth continues to support our long-term plans to help customers sell through any sales channel, deliver in any way, and manage their supply chains seamlessly." "This year, by adding Visible SCM, HUUB and now B2C Europe´s capabi...

Maersk to exhibit solutions at the Danish Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai

Maersk Kanoo, UAE (part of A.P. Moller - Maersk) has partnered with Danish Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai that opens its gates next month. Maersk will be present at the Danish Pavilion, throughout the six months of Expo 2020 Dubai, to welcome and interact with the visiting customers, and businesses that are curious to know more on how Maersk transports goods around the world. Expo 2020 Dubai Expo 2020 Dubai revolves around three key themes – mobility, sustainability and opportunity. Maersk...

A.P. Moller - Maersk to divest its container manufacturer, MCI to China International Marine Containers Ltd. (CIMC)

Globally renowned container logistics company, A.P. Moller - Maersk (Maersk) signed an agreement, on Monday, September 27, 2021, to sell its reefer manufacturer, Maersk Container Industry (MCI), to China International Marine Containers Ltd. (CIMC), which is headquartered in Shenzhen, China and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Maersk Container Industry (MCI) will become part of a market renowned company in the container equipment industry. CIMC will take over...

A.P. Moller - Maersk launches its cold store in South Africa

Maersk with its partner is launching its second dedicated warehouse in South Africa, trading under the name of Precool Cold Storage. The Cold Store is a part of its existing warehousing and distribution site in Hammarsdale, in Kwa-Zulu Natal, and is expected to be operational in early January 2021. Increasing the capacity of the existing cold store operations, which can handle temperatures from ambient to -25C and has dedicated sections for frozen and chilled cargo thereby serving the fruit,...

Maersk partners with China Classification Society on carbon-neutral technologies and standards

At an event at the China Classification Society in Beijing, A.P. Moller-Maersk signed three separate cooperation framework agreements with the China Classification Society (CCS) to join hands with CCS on its decarbonisation journey. Mr. Jens Eskelund, Managing Director of Maersk China Limited signed the agreement with Mr. Sun Feng, CCS Vice President in witness of Mr. Thomas Østrup Møller, Danish Ambassador to China, and Mr. Mo Jianhui, CCS Chairman & President. Technologic...

Unifeeder becomes a signatory to the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation

Signatories of the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation urge pioneers to align shipping with the Paris Agreement temperature goal. The private sector is already taking important steps to decarbonise global supply chains. Now governments must deliver the policies that will supercharge the transition and make zero-emission shipping the default choice by 2030. Full decarbonisation of international shipping is urgent and achievable. This is the clear message from Unifeeder and more than...

A.P. Moller - Maersk makes another move into e-commerce with its first tech acquisition

As a disruptive force in the e-commerce space, the acquisition of HUUB strengthens Maersk´s technology capabilities, bringing the best attributes of a modern entrepreneurial agile workplace.   "HUUB is a great fit for Maersk, a curious team with inspiring founders. With HUUB we are acquiring world-class capabilities and talent that will allow us to greatly accelerate the development of our omnichannel offering. This will make it much easier for our customers to focus on their core b...

A.P. Moller Maersk's Rainbow Container World Tour comes to an end

In July 2020, two fully functional Maersk containers were skillfully painted with a rainbow to join Maersk’s fleet, and in March this year, they embarked on their first World Tour.   The first part of the journey for the 40 and 20-foot rainbow containers was aboard the Maersk Edmonton from APM Terminals Pier 400 in Los Angeles to Yokohama. The containers have stopped at several locations across Asia and Europe, before finally ending their tour in Denmark for Copenhagen Pride 2021....

A.P. Moller - Maersk's insight on unleashing business potential through the power of supply chain optimisation

The biggest lesson over the past year is that curveballs can come from anywhere and disrupt even the best-laid plans. Global logistics has to evolve and become more agile to swing more effectively. Smart digitalisation can help build resilience, increase end-to-end visibility and ultimately optimise global supply chains. Technological innovations allow logistics to not only move business, but to shape it. When done right, it enables new solutions that elevate opportunities and make logistics...

A.P. Moller - Maersk invests in WasteFuel to develop green bio-methanol production in the Americas and Asia

Maersk’s investment will enable WasteFuel to develop biorefineries that utilise the most effective technologies available to produce sustainable fuels from unrecoverable waste that would otherwise degrade, and release methane and other harmful emissions into the atmosphere. Promising fuels of the future Maersk is confident that green bio-methanol is one of the promising fuels of the future as it can be scaled up and play an important role in decarbonising supply chains within the next...

A.P. Moller - Maersk’s Supply Chain Management solution to provide multi-fold benefits to Pak Elektron Limited

Pak Elektron Limited (also known as PEL), Pakistan’s local manufacturing giant of major home appliances and electrical equipment, is a top household brand and has been operating for more than 7 decades in the country. Competing with global companies, PEL is constantly looking for pockets of opportunities to optimise its operations while keeping an eye on the philosophy of innovation and advancement. Challenges in global supply chains PEL had to handle huge import volumes with multiple...

A.P. Moller - Maersk completes the acquisition of KGH Customs Services

A.P. Moller - Maersk has on 2nd September finalised the acquisition of KGH Customs Services, a pan-European customs services provider, further strengthening its capabilities as an integrated container logistics company, offering end-to-end supply chain solutions to its global customers. Authority comments “I am very pleased that we can now officially welcome KGH into the Maersk family,” says Karsten Kildahl, Regional Managing Director of Maersk in Europe. “The integration p...

Hyundai Heavy Industries places order for MAN Energy Solutions’ methanol dual-fuel engines for A.P. Moller – Maersk

Hyundai’s Ship-Building Division, HHI-SBD, has ordered 8 × MAN B&W 8G95ME-LGIM (Liquid Gas Injection Methanol) engines, in connection with the building of 8 × 16,000-teu container ships for A.P. Moller – Maersk, the global integrator of container logistics. Hyundai Engine & Machinery Division, HHI-EMD, will build the engines. The order contains an option for a further four engines, with the first of the confirmed vessels due to enter service in Q1, 2024. Methano...

A.P. Moller – Maersk appoints Mohit Bhatia as Head, Maersk Global Service Centres

Maersk. has appointed Mohit Bhatia as Senior Vice President and Head of Maersk Global Service Centres (GSC) effective 1st August 2021. Mohit previously held the position of Joint Managing Director, Maersk GSC, with responsibility for Finance before taking over the overall leadership including commercial and operations functions. Experience An industry stalwart, Mohit brings strong expertise of over 30 years in transforming and managing large companies across IT, banking and food & snackin...

A.P. Moller - Maersk on complete end-to-end supply chain visibility with TradeLens

Managing large amounts of documentation, data and paperwork can take a toll on the supply chain operations of any business. It can end up being a drain on resources, without providing accurate results.   In order to improve their relationship with their customers and offer cargo journey visibility, Drac Logistics (Drac), a supply chain solutions provider based in the United Kingdom, turned to TradeLens for a solution. The Customer Established in 2009, with their head office in Staffor...

A.P. Moller - Maersk providing inland services to China to meet beer can shortages in the US

  Covid-19 has changed people’s lifestyles, including drinking habits. With outdoor outlets and restaurants shut, people have been consuming more beverages at home. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), online sales for alcoholic drinks jumped by up to 234% in the United States (US) in 2020. This new behaviour intensified the shortage of aluminium cans in the US market. One of the world’s largest brewers was facing this crisis as wel...

Maersk enhances services from Kenya to Europe to create customer value

  Maersk is enhancing the service it offers from Mombasa to North Europe, specifically Felixstowe and Rotterdam, by providing a single transshipment product via Salalah. The changes in the network are primarily aimed at providing higher predictability and offering more flexibility to customers’ supply chains. Redesigning the network from Salalah the ME7 service will bring more resilience to customers’ supply chains, further protecting them from operational challenges that ar...

A.P. Moller - Maersk on how TradeLens enables freight forwarders to meet the needs of their customers’ supply chains with real-time visibility

  Data is transferred every day between supply chain partners, including cargo owners, freight forwarders, logistics providers, ports, terminals, customs authorities, and customers. This process is often manual, disconnected, and unreliable. There’s also a huge amount of manual documentation involved in data transfers, which adds to the complexity and inefficiency of supply chains. To overcome these challenges and enable more informed strategic decision-making, supply chains...

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