Maersk buys Dutch parcels firm

AP Moller-Maersk has acquired-Netherlands-based parcel delivery firm B2C Europe for US$86m. The 20-year-old logistics company operates business to consumer (B2C) parcel delivery services in Europe with a focus on cross-border deliveries. It will enable Maersk to offer Europe-wide last mile rates to customers in Europe, North America and China. The company offers labelling services, pick-ups, sorting , linehaul and injection into the last mile delivery network of over 100 connected ... [+]

Maersk sells box-building arm

AP Moller - Maersk is to sell its reefer container manufacturing arm, Maersk Container Industry, to China International Marine Containers. CIMC will take over MCI’s entire organisation and assets which include the reefer factory in Qingdao, China, as well as its research and development and test engineering facilities in Tinglev, ... [+]

Methanol-ready Maersk ships from 2024

Maersk Line says it will introduce the first in a series of eight large ocean-going container vessels capable of being operated on methanol in the first quarter of 2024. The vessels will be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries and have a nominal capacity of 16,000teu. The agreement with HHI includes ... [+]

Maersk opens Black Sea rail hub

AP Møller-Mærsk has opened an inland container depot at Novorossiysk. The largest port on the Black Sea, Novorossiysk is one of the biggest export hubs and gateways in Russia. The ICD is 10km from the port, and is equipped with two rail sidings totalling 570m, and fertilizer, liquid and general ... [+]

Maersk signs methanol ship deal

The feeder will be 172 meters long and will sail in the network of Sealand Europe, a Maersk subsidiary, on the Baltic shipping route between Northern Europe and the Bay of Bothnia. The methanol propulsion configuration for the vessel will be developed by MAN Energy Solutions and Hyundai Engine and ... [+]

Change at the top for Maersk in UK and Ireland

AP Moller-Maersk area managing director for the UK and Ireland Jeremy Haycock, who has led the organisation since early 2020, is leaving the company at the end of July to pursue external career opportunities. His replacement is Gary Jeffreys, currently managing director for UK and Ireland at Maersk’s partner in ... [+]

Rotterdam welcomes rainbow alliance

Rotterdam has welcomed Maersk’s vividly coloured rainbow containers, celebrating diversity and inclusion in the maritime and ports industry. They arrived aboard the Maastricht Maersk arrived into APM Terminals Maasvlakte II terminal, part of a world tour, set to end in Denmark for Copenhagen Pride 2021, stopping at several locations across Asia ... [+]

Maersk expands Vietnam footprint

AP Moller-Maersk has opened new facilities  in Vietnam. New distribution centres in Song Than, 25 km from Ho Chi Minh City offer 10,000sq m and 9,700sq m respectively catering for customers in the Tech, FMCG and Retail sectors. Maersk is also expanding its new facility in Bac Ninh, 23km from ... [+]

UK test kits are on the train

An AP Moller-Maersk block train is en route from Xiamen in China with 41 40’ containerloads of rapid antigen Self-test kits destined for the UK. The cargo will be transferred to road for final delivery at Duisburg, Germany in early May. Maersk’s has purchased almost 500 containerloads of the kits ... [+]

Rainbow warriors

Two containers painted up in rainbow colours to celebrate AP Moller – Maersk’s commitment to diversity and inclusion have made it on their first leg of their journey across the world from Los Angeles to APM Terminals Yokohama, where they arrived on 22 March. They are set to end up ... [+]

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