Job done for AP Moller chief

Claus Hemmingsen is to step down as vice-chief executive of AP Moller – Maersk and chief executive of the Energy division, on closure of the latter at the end of June. Hemmingsen has successfully concluded the separation of Maersk Tankers, Maersk Oil and Maersk Drilling as part of a programme started in 2016 to focus the group on container logistics. [+]

Hamburg Sud offers remote reefer monitoring

Maersk subsidiary Hamburg Süd will demonstrate its future Remote Container Management system at the Fruit Logistica trade show in Berlin on 6-8 February. In recent months, all the line’s refrigerated boxes have been fitted with the technology which uses satellite and mobile radio technology to monitor containers and the condition ... [+]

Avantida boosts Maersk efficiency

Maersk Line is to offer “street turn” (empty container triangulation) services in the US and Canada through the Avantida platform. Interchange of containers outside of a marine terminal or yard can increase efficiency but until now have required manual processing but use of the new platform gives Maersk dispatchers and ... [+]

Maersk feeder moves from Immingham to Hull

Maersk Line is to move its BG Freight-operated Humberside/Rotterdam feeder service from ABP Immingham to ABP Hull. It says the move will improve accessibility for local shippers and offering convenient connections with deepsea services. The service will call at Rotterdam on Tuesday-Wednesday with a Saturday arrival and departure in Hull. Maersk’s ... [+]

First London Gateway call for Condor

The 18,270teu Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller arrived at DP World London Gateway on 29November, the first vessel on the AE7/Condor service from China to call at the port. It follows the announcement that the service would begin calling at London Gateway earlier this month. [+]

Container lines to forge common IT platform

IT executives from MSC, AP Moller–Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, and Ocean Network Express plan to set up an association that will create common information technology standards for the container shipping industry. Members of the group identified a need for a neutral and non-profit body for ocean carriers that is driven ... [+]

Maersk maintains haulage schedules despite port problems

Maersk says it has been able to deliver 89% reliability for inland haulage, despite the recent congestion in the UK’s major container ports. It said its success was due to its flexible network, and careful planning and its advice to customers, said customer service director at Maersk UK and Ireland, ... [+]

Two into one for AP Moller

AP Moller - Maersk is combine its offering for ocean products and supply chain services into a single end-to-end logistic solution for cargo owners. It said this would ensure an improved customer experience with fewer touchpoints and a more comprehensive service offering. The integrated commercial organisation will operate with a single ... [+]

BIFA fumes over sulphur surcharge

BIFA has described the container shipping industry's recent imposition of a 'sulphur surcharge' as unjustified and blatant profiteering. It follows an announcement by Danish giant AP Moller Maersk of a new bunker adjustment factor (BAF) surcharge from 1 January 2019, a full year ahead of the global sulphur cap on marine ... [+]

Maersk box ship goes over the top

The ice-strengthened Seago Line Venta Maersk has become the first containership to navigate the North East passage above Russia from Asia to Europe on 1 September. The seas north of Russia are still covered by heavy ice in winter but with more extensive ice melt in summer – thanks to global ... [+]

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