The Maersk Group

The Maersk Group is a worldwide conglomerate and operates in some 130 countries with a workforce of over 89,000 employees. In addition to owning one of the world’s largest shipping companies, Maersk is involved in a wide range of activities in the shipping, logistics, and the oil and gas industries.

Company Structure

Maersk's five core businesses can be found within the circle below. The companies in the lower half represent APM Shipping Services.

The Maersk Group

The Maersk Group has five core businesses which include Maersk Line, APM Terminals, Maersk Oil, Maersk Drilling and APM Shipping Services. The last business area is comprised of Maersk Supply Service, Maersk Tankers, Damco and Svitzer.

47.4

Revenue for 2013 USD billion

3.8

Profit for 2013 USD billion

88,900

FTE employee count

Maersk Oil

Maersk Oil is an international oil and gas company with a track record spanning more than 40 years. The company produces oil from the Danish and UK sections of the North Sea, Qatar, Algeria and Kazakhstan.

9.1

Revenue for 2013 USD billion

1.0

Profit for 2013 USD billion

4,111

FTE employee count
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Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling supports global oil and gas production by providing high-efficiency drilling services to oil companies around the world. The company's advanced fleet is comprised of harsh environment jack-up rigs, deepwater semi-submersibles, a 3,000 ft semi-submersible, 350 ft & 375 ft jack-up rigs and cantilevered drilling barges.

2.0

Revenue for 2013 USD billion

528

Profit for 2013 USD million

4,028

FTE employee count
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Damco

Damco is a world leading provider of freight forwarding and supply chain management services. Damco's focus is on simplifying complex supply chains, uncovering efficiency improvements that enable their customers to cut their inventories, reducing operating costs, and making significant short-term savings for long-term competitiveness.

3.2

Revenue for 2013 USD billion

-111

Profit for 2013 USD million

11,388

FTE employee count
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Maersk Supply Service

Maersk Supply Service is a leading provider of global offshore marine services. The company serves the offshore industry with a fleet of over 60 vessels manned by more than 2,000 crew members and supported by around 200 onshore staff worldwide.

930

Revenue for 2013 USD million

235

Profit for 2013 USD million

2,860

FTE employee count
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Maersk Tankers

Maersk Tankers owns and operates a large fleet of crude oil carriers and product tankers. This fleet is managed under three different brands: LR2 tankers through the LR2 Pool with Torm, handy and medium range tankers through Handytankers, 100% managed, and intermediate tankers through the Swedish tanker company, Broström, which they acquired in 2009.

1.6

Revenue for 2013 USD billion

-317

Profit for 2013 USD million

3,087

FTE employee count
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Svitzer

Since 1833, Svitzer has provided safety and support at sea. With a fleet of more than 500 vessels and operations all over the world, Svitzer is the global market leader within towage and emergency response.

831

Revenue for 2013 USD million

156

Profit for 2013 USD million

2,843

FTE employee count
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APM Terminals

APM Terminals provides port and inland infrastructure to drive global commerce. It is currently active in 57 ports and terminals in 36 countries with six new terminal development projects and 11 expansion programs now underway, along with 154 Inland Services locations in 46 countries.

4.3

Revenue for 2013 USD billion

770

Profit for 2013 USD million

20,270

FTE employee count
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Maersk Line

Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. The Maersk Liner business also includes Safmarine, Seago Line, and MCC. The company operates in over 120 countries around the world and has a fleet of over 600 ships which sail every major trade lane on the globe.

26.2

Revenue for 2013 USD billion

1.5

Profit for 2013 USD billion

32,865

FTE employee count
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Our History

Exploring the heritage of Maersk
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Maersk in time

Maersk Group has a storied past, and we are proud of our long history. Our history is part of our platform for future success and thus intimately linked to our present activities and future goals. Explore our interactive timeline to get an overview of our company history.

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Four Generations

Past, Present and Future
Peter Mærsk Møller
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Peter Mærsk Møller

Captain Peter Mærsk Møller (1836-1927) took part in one of the most significant changes in shipping; the move from sail to steam in the late 1800’s.

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A.P. Møller

A.P. Møller (1876–1965) and his father Captain Peter Mærsk Møller founded what would become the Maersk Group in 1904. Prior to settling in Copenhagen that year, A.P. Møller had worked in Denmark, England, Germany and Russia.

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Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller

Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller (1913-2012) was a leader in the global shipping industry for more than half a century and played a significant role in the growth and development of the Maersk Group. Born in Copenhagen in 1913 to Danish shipping magnate A.P. Møller and his American...

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Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla

Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla (1948–) is the youngest daughter of Emma and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller. After completing a degree in foreign languages, Ms Uggla married Peder Uggla and settled in Stockholm, where she completed an additional degree in philosophy.

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Management

At Maersk, the Executive Board consists of the Group’s CEO and CFO, along with the CEOs of the four companies that are the main focus of our investments in strategic growth.


Nils Smedegaard Andersen

Group CEO

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Jakob Thomasen

CEO of Maersk Oil

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Claus V. Hemmingsen

CEO of Maersk Drilling

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Trond Westlie

Group CFO

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Søren Skou

CEO of Maersk Line

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Kim Fejfer

CEO of APM Terminals

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Board of Directors

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Board of Directors

Maersk Group management is organised around a two-tier system, with a Board of Directors with a supervisory role and an Executive Board responsible for overall operations, financial results and business growth.

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A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S Legal Entity

The legal entity, A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S is listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. Shares in the company are divided into A and B shares, with only A shares conferring voting rights. The group currently has some 66,000 shareholders.


Our Values

Shaping the way we do business

Group Policies

Defining our overall business standards

The Maersk Group’s Group Policies put our Group Core Values into practice, and together
with the Group Core Values they govern how the Maersk Group conducts business and how
each Business Unit and employee within the Group engages with customers, colleagues,
suppliers and the community. The Group Core Values and the Group Policies are applicable
to all employees across the Group. Read the Maersk Group’s Group Policies here.


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