Maersk customers cut the carbon

Maersk Group says that in 2023, it was able to avoid the emission of over 680,000 tonnes of CO2 - with the help of customers who paid the premium for more expensive, green fuels. Last year, these amounted to 212 shippers, some of them transporting many thousand boxes, a serious financial commitment to reduce emissions on a voluntary basis, the Danish company pointed out. An increasing number of these customers ship ... [+]

Maersk names second methanol ship

Maersk named the world's second large methanol-enabled container vessel Astrid Mærsk at ceremony held in Yokohama, Japan on 4 April. Mrs. Liza Uchida, spouse of Nissan chief executive Makoto Uchida served as godmother. Astrid Mærsk is the second of Maersk’s 18 large methanol-enabled vessels, scheduled for delivery between 2024 and 2025 ... [+]

Maersk’s Mexico site targets cross-border trade

Maersk has opened a 30,000sq m facility in the Tijuana area, targeting cross-border Mexico/US trade. The site at Pacifico Industrial Park targets customers in the technology, automotive, retail, and lifestyle sectors. The site is part of the Manufacturing, Maquiladora, and Export Services Industry (IMMEX) services program for Tijuana market, which ... [+]

New chief for Maersk North Europe

Ole Trumpfheller has been appointed vice president and managing director of Maersk’s North Europe Continent (NEC) area, based in Hamburg. He joins from forwarder DB Schenker, where he was head of global operations and chief operating officer, global contract logistics and supply chain. Prior to that, he spent several years ... [+]

Maersk offers 70,000 airport pairs

Maersk has launched a digital platform for customers to purchase air freight services. It provides an option to book their requirements with instant prices for 70,000 connections between virtually all airports globally and in over 90 countries. [+]

Maersk splits Panama Canal service

Maersk is switching from vessels to a land bridge to avoid the Panama Canal on its OC1 service between Oceania and the Americas. This is due to the water situation, which has forced the Panama Canal Authority to reduce the number and weight of vessels passing through the waterway. The service ... [+]

Maersk to reroute all Red Sea vessels

Maersk says that all vessels due to transit the Red Sea / Gulf of Aden will be diverted south around the Cape of Good Hope for the foreseeable future. It follows its announcement on 2 January that it would pause all vessels bound for the region in light of the ... [+]

Maersk methanol ship due to debut on Asia-Europe route

Maersk will deploy the first of its 18 large methanol-enabled vessels on the AE7 string between Asia and Europe on 9 February. The 16,000teu vessel’s call will include Ningbo, Shanghai, Tanjung Pelepas, Colombo, Felixstowe and London Gateway. The ship is fitted with a dual-fuel engine that can run on methanol as ... [+]

Maersk opens LAX site

Danish-owned shipping and airfreight giant AP Moller-Maersk has inaugurated a new 130,000sq ft import and export gateway near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). It offers direct planeside recovery and immediate unit load device (ULD) transfers. It complements Maersk’s existing air cargo gateways, including Atlanta and Chicago that have opened in ... [+]

CMA CGM and Maersk sign green shipping pact

One time partners in the 2M alliance CMA CGM and Maersk have joined forces to develop the use of greener fuels for container vessels. The two lines have set a net-zero target for their shipping business and have identified scalable solutions that can create impact in the decade. Maersk has been ordering ... [+]

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