The Global Integrator

The 2017 financial highlights, markets and people of A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S


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RCM - Responding to customer needs

In September, Maersk Line introduced Remote Container Management (RCM) to all its refrigerated cargo customers.

The quest for the perfect pit stop

From Juan Fangio to Michael Schumacher, Formula 1 has slashed pit stop times from more than 1 minute in the 1950s to under 2 seconds today. With the launch of its own Pit Stop, Maersk hopes to emulate F1’s improvements with container vessel port calls.

Paint it red

Maersk welcomes Hamburg Süd to the family with a very special batch.

From END to END

From the farm to your refrigerator, or the factory to your wardrobe, A.P. Moller - Maersk is developing solutions that meet customer needs from one end of the supply chain to the other.

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The internet of onions

From its storage and pack-house to its customers, Wiskerke Onions in the Netherlands is using technology like Maersk Line’s Remote Container Management (RCM) system to improve its products and the way it does business.

At the farm
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Turning a loss into a win

One-third of the food the world produces is either wasted by consumers or lost before it reaches the table. Using its expertise in refrigerated transport and logistics, A.P. Moller - Maersk is investigating ways of helping to address the global challenge of food loss with a business solution.

Land transportation
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A chance to go higher

Yoselin Güil is setting the bar for performance at APM Terminals Quetzal in Guatemala less than a year after climbing into a crane. The new terminal addresses a lack of infrastructure in the central American country, one of the main obstacles to economic development, while also providing skills and jobs to local people.

Through the port
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Engine man

In one of the largest transactions in the history of shipping, Germany-based Hamburg Süd recently joined Maersk Line, adding 1,400 seafarers to the global workforce. Meet Gregor Klöttschen who works inside the engine room of the iconic red vessel.

ocean transport
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Let's get digital

A new joint venture company which Maersk and IBM intend to launch is the first open platform of significant scale for sharing information and developing digital products related to trade.

Making trade easier
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Riding the rails from China

Running shoes are just one example of how customers can benefit from A.P. Moller - Maersk’s services as an integrated transport and logistics company. A train bringing sporting goods from China to France shows how a broader offering of solutions can make supply chains more flexible.

different options
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Stronger together

The cargo from more than 40 containers of sporting goods, transported by train from China, is unloaded at Decathlon's warehouse in Dourges, France. Decathlon is a customer of both Maersk Line and Damco, so the train was a natural solution with the brands working closely together to expand the range of services offered.

delivery to the customer
Meet the heart of trade - people

Maersk and IBM launch digital joint venture

A new joint venture company which Maersk and IBM intend to create, is the first open platform of significant scale for sharing information and developing digital products related to trade.

Maersk and IBM to form joint venture applying blockchain to improve global trade and digitise supply chains

A.P. Moller - Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced their intent to establish a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade using blockchain technology.

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A.P. Moller - Maersk

employs roughly 88,000 employees

across operations in 130 countries


6,053 employees (2017)

3,810 vessel calls (2016)

1,083,846 containers moved to region (2016)


32,115 employees (2017)

26,048 vessel calls (2016)

4,286,124 containers moved to region (2016)


11,394 employees (2017)

9,096 vessel calls (2016)

2,053,683 containers moved to region (2016)


40,058 employees (2017)

19,587 vessel calls (2016)

2,887,178 containers moved to region (2016)

  • Africa

  • Asia & Oceania

  • Americas

  • Europe

Jobs and Careers

The potential for a world-class career

A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated transport and logistics company with multiple brands and is a global leader in container shipping and ports. Including a stand-alone Energy division, the company employs roughly 88.000 employees across operations in 130 countries.

Learn more about working at Maersk

Every one of our business units across the globe is committed to empowering employees to achieve and surpass their greatest potential. And as a huge multinational, we have the scope, diversity and reach to help you make even your most ambitious career dreams a reality.