About Maersk

A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customers’ supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people.

The Executive Leadership Team at Maersk

Our Leadership

The Executive Leadership Team of A.P Møller - Mærsk A/S.

Our core Values

At A.P. Moller - Maersk we have a distinctive set of Core Values which drive the way we do business. These five corporate values were ingrained into our operations by our founders, the Møller family, and have remained guiding principles, governing the development of A.P. Moller - Maersk for over a century.

Our History

A.P. Moller - Maersk 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 timeline and get an overview of our company’s history or read more about the founding family.



We define corporate sustainability as working systematically to reduce negative and enhance positive impacts on people, society and environment. We further aim to unlock growth for society and our company by leveraging the core strengths of our businesses to address global challenges through innovation, investment and collaboration.

Year in review

Connecting and simplifying global supply chains. The 2018 financial highlights, markets and people of A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S.

END to END - The journey of a container

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.


The world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. The Maersk business also includes Safmarine and Sealand - A Maersk Company. The company operates all over the world and has a fleet of 639 ships which sail every major trade lane on the globe.


APM terminals

Provides port and inland infrastructure to drive global commerce.  It is currently active in 73 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.



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.



Has provided safety and support at sea since 1833. 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.


Maersk Container Industry

Develops and manufactures refrigerated and dry containers and StarCool (TM) refrigeration machine to the inland services industry including shipping lines, fruit multinationals and leasing companies.



In the efforts to create an integrated shipping, ports and logistics company, execution on the separation of the oil and oil related businesses moved forward in 2017.

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As a global company, we are present in over 120 countries, and we recognise that we play an important role in the communities where we operate. We create jobs, improve infrastructure and facilitate the flow of domestic and international trade. 

Sustainability highlights 2018

Transformation and our business, progress, actions and ambitions & strategy and governance.

Explore the Sustainability highlights of 2018


Board of directors

A.P. Moller - Maersk 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.