Maersk to open green pharma site in Poland

Maersk is to open a dedicated pharma warehouse in Poland in June 2021, in Mszczonow, about 40km south-west of Warsaw. The 15,000sq m, 24,000 pallet capacity, GDP-certified building will be largely powered by renewable energy and will also offer repacking and transportation in different temperature ranges including ambient, cold, liquid nitrogen and dry ice based on a validated Transport Management System. [+]

Ocean-rail service is a fixture, says Maersk

Maersk says it will make permanent its AE19 ocean-rail product from Asia to Europe, launched on a trial basis in August 2019. The service is based on a short-sea connection between ports in Korea, Japan or China and Nakhodka in the Russian Far East, operated by Maersk’s Sealand Asia arm, followed ... [+]

Maersk upgrades ocean-rail route

Maersk Line has increased the frequency of its AE19 Asia/Northern Europe ocean-rail service, from monthly and west-bound only to fortnightly in both directions. It uses a sea leg between Busan to Vostochy with rail for the Vostochy/St Petersburg section and with transit times from 16 days. [+]

New man at the helm of Maersk UK

Maersk managing director for UK and Ireland Brian Godsafe (left) is to retire on 1 March and his place will be taken by Jeremy Haycock (right), currently area sales manager for the UK and Ireland. Brian Godsafe has been with Maersk and Safmarine since 1982and has held various positions before being ... [+]

Maersk opens North Vietnam logistics site

Maersk has opened a new logistics centre in Bac Ninh in North Vietnam market. The 11,000sq m warehouse is at the VSIP Industrial Park within 25km of Hanoi centre and 120km of Hai Phong port. About 40% of the new warehouse is occupied by Turkish home appliances company Vietbeko, with ... [+]

Spot the difference – simpler shipping

Maersk Line has introduced a new Spot online service that provides customers a cargo loading guarantee at a fixed price upfront.  It aims to counteract the high level of overbookings in shipping – often of around 30%, which in turn leads to high levels of cargo rollovers, and in turn ... [+]

It’s still -25 degrees in Russia

Maersk has broken ground on a new cold store in St. Petersburg. The facility at the PNK Park Sofiyskaya offers 23,700 sq m, with 35 docks and can serve up to 200 trucks a day. Maximum storage capacity is over 50 000 tonnes. Some 40% of the new warehouse will be ... [+]

Maersk offers online clearance

Maersk Line says it has become the first container shipping company to offer digital ocean customs clearance. It has launched a customs clearance online shipping management platform in The UK, Germany, France, Denmark, the Netherlands and Poland with the goal of expanding this offering across the world by the end ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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