Awards and recognitions


Maersk Group, Denmark: Award for the Group's Sustainability Report 2015

Copenhagen, September 2016: The A. P. Moller - Maersk Group wins for the fourth time in five years the award for best CSR report from FSR- Danish Auditors, Danish Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Maersk Group: Innovation in Anti-Bribery Compliance Award

Washington, DC, March 2015: The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) which was initiated by Maersk, has won an award for its work in tackling corruption in the maritime industry. Maersk was responsible for initiating the network in 2011 – the first of its kind within the maritime industry - in a bid to foster a collaborative approach towards stamping out corruption.


Maersk Group: Ethical Corporation's Award for Best Sustainability Report

London, September 2014: The A. P. Moller - Maersk Group wins the award for Best Sustainability Report at Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Awards. The judges said that the report showed “good transparency on challenges and achievements. Openly spoken about issues they face with good overview of 2013 performance as well as on their future strategy.” Other nominees included, Coca-Cola H&M, GE Merck, Nestlé, and Nike


Maersk Group, Denmark: Award for the Group's Sustainability Report 2013

Copenhagen, October 2014: The A. P. Moller - Maersk Group wins for the third consecutive year the award for best CSR report from the Danish Accountants' Association (DAA)


Maersk Group, Denmark: Award for the Group's Sustainability Report 2013

Copenhagen, October 2014: The A. P. Moller - Maersk Group wins for the third consecutive year the award for best CSR report from the Danish Accountants' Association (DAA)


Maersk Limited, USA: Two environmental awards

Norfolk, November 2012: Maersk, Limited was presented with two awards for its continued and longstanding efforts to improve the environmental sustainability of its operations. Maersk, Limited received awards from the Chamber of Shipping of America and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association.

Maersk Group, Denmark: Award for the Group's Sustainability Report 2011

Copenhagen, September 2012: The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group receives an award for their Sustainability Report 2011 from the Danish Accountants' Association (DAA). DAA recognises Maersk for the "open and honest dealing with even the more difficult issues such as the supply chain challenges, corruption and safety".

APM Terminals, USA: Signal’s Highest Award

USA, January 2012: APM Terminals, USA, was presented with the Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award for 2010-2011 by the Signal Mutual Indemnity Association. Among Signal Member’s, they received the award due to performance on cargo handling services at ATP Terminals Tacoma, and demonstration of the most improved safety performance in terms of declining reported incidents for the past three consecutive years within the group.


Maersk, Denmark: CSR Strategy Award

Denmark, October 2011: Maersk wins award for ‘best integration of sustainability in company strategy’. At the 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards, hosted by the Danish ‘CSR Foundation’, Maersk bagged the prestigious CSR Strategy Award 2011. The prize is sponsored by KPMG and recognizes Maersk for integrating sustainability and CSR into the overall company strategy and business conduct.

APM Terminals: 2011 Global Safety Award

London, September 2011: APM Terminals won the 2011 Lloyd’s List Global Safety Award. The award was presented in recognition of APM Terminals’ “exceptional commitment to improving safety standards”. In 2010, APM Terminals continued to make significant gains in safety performance with a 25% improvement in Lost-Time Injury Frequency (LTIF) and their Global Safety Day program for 2010 introduced a new scale and scope that included the active participation of approximately 150,000 people in 63 countries.


A.P. Moller - Maersk Group: CSR reporting award

Copenhagen, December 2010: The Group received The Institute of State Authorized Public Accountants in Denmark’s award for best 1st time CSR report for our Sustainability Report 2009.

Maersk Ship Recycling: Environmental Protection Award

Singapore, October 2010: Maersk Ship Recycling won the Environmental Protection Award for its achievements in Green ship recycling at Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2010. It is the first time for Maersk Ship Recycling to receive an Award for Achievement in Environmental Protection. Maersk Ship Recycling was founded in 2000 and is an independent entity within the Maersk Group. To date it has recycled over 50 ships in a responsible way, half of them from third parties. Maersk is a frontrunner in responsible recycling and its efforts are used as an example in the maritime transport sector.

APM Terminals: Safety at Sea International Award

London, June 2010: APM Terminals received the award for Management and Operation based on their safety culture initiative. With 19,000 staff in 50 ports and 34 countries, APM Terminals faced a huge task in introducing best-practice safety procedures. The judges described the project as well coordinated with good feedback and measurable improvements in accident rates.

Dansk Supermarked: Danish Diversity Award

Aarhus, Denmark, March 2010: Dansk Supermarked received the Danish Diversity Award 2010 by the Danish Institute for Human Rights. They won the award in recognition of their special efforts to ensure equal treatment and diversity.

APM Terminals: Morrocan terminal wins safety award

March 2010: APM Terminals Tangier was announced the winner of the 6th Edition of the national “Safety at Work” Award for 2009 in a ceremony in the Moroccan capital of Rabat, presided over by the Minister of Industry, Trade and New Technologies, Ahmed Reda Chami. The facility won in the largest of the three categories of entries in the competition.

Maersk Shipping Hong Kong: Green Innovator

Hong Kong, March 2010: Maersk Shipping Hong Kong, the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group's ship-owning entity, received the Green Innovator Award 2010 by the Hong Kong Shipping Registry. The award comes from the world's largest ship register. Maersk received the award for demonstrated leadership and for cutting down green house gas (GHG) emissions and for going beyond the call of international regulations with innovative solutions like super-slow steaming.

APM Terminals: Safety honours on both the East and West Coasts

March 2010: For the third year in a row, the New York Shipping Association recognised APM Terminals Elizabeth with an award for "Lowest Lost Time Accidents Frequency" in the Port of NY and NJ – Group A. On the West Coast, our terminals in Los Angeles, Oakland and Tacoma have all been recognised by the Pacific Maritime Association for their outstanding achievements in workplace safety in 2009.

Maersk: Sustainability award from Walmart Canada

February 2010: Maersk received Walmart Canada's "Sustainability Carrier of the Year" award. The award comes for a joint venture project between Maersk and the Dutch university Wageningen. The project provided a software solution, called Quest, for a new temperature control in refrigerated container-boxs. By using the cooling units more sparingly, Quest saves energy and reduces CO2 emissions by up to 50% per year. Taken accross the Maersk fleet of reefer container-boxs, this equates to some 350,000 tonnes less CO2 in the atmosphere.


APM Terminals: Gateway Terminals India Terminal of the Year 2009

Dubai, November 2009: Gateway Terminals India in Mumbai won the Lloyd’s Terminal of the Year 2009 award for the Middle East & India subcontinent region based on safe, reliable, cost-efficient and environmentally-friendly services to customers afloat and offshore.

Maersk: Clean Seas and Environment

Dubai, November 2009: Maersk won the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Award "Clean Seas and Environment" for their efforts to protect the environment.

Rosti: Best Environmental or Energy Efficiency Programme Award

London, October 2009: Rosti UK won the UK Plastics Industry’s Award for Best Environmental or Energy Efficiency Programme.

Maersk Oil UK: Shortlisted for environmental award

Scotland, October 2009: Maersk Oil UK (Aberdeen) was among four companies that were shortlisted for Scotland’s top environmental awards for businesses – Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland (VIBES) 2009. VIBES recognises and rewards the efforts of Scottish businesses that use environmental improvements to become more efficient and competitive whilst benefiting their bottom-line and their employees.

Maersk Supply Service: 2 Year Goal Zero Days Award

Malaysia, October 2009: Maersk Supply Service received an award from Sarawak Shell for attaining a period of two years without LTAs on their ships Maersk Seeker and Maersk Supplier which are based in Labuan, Malaysia.

Maersk: Safety at Sea award

London, September 2009: Maersk won the Lloyd’s List Global "Safety at Sea" Award for their efforts to create awareness and protect the well being of our employees.

A.P. Moller - Maersk: Best CSR Proposal for Chengdu

Chengdu, August 2009: The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group won Best CSR Proposal for Chengdu Award at the 1st Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Conference of China at Chengdu, an event organised by the Chengdu Municipal government and Southern Weekend (Nanfang Zhoumo), one of the most popular and respected publications in China.

Maersk: Sustainable Shipping Operator of the Year

London, July 2009: Maersk was named “Sustainable Shipping Operator of the Year” for challenging the shipping industry and bringing about significant reductions in energy consumption and emissions.

A.P. Moller - Maersk: CSR Award

Shanghai, June 2009: The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the 2009 Seatrade Asia Awards in Shanghai.

Maersk: Best Green Service Provider – Shipping Line

Hong Kong, April 2009: Maersk was presented three awards, Best Global Shipping Line, Best Shipping Line Asia – Europe, and Best Green Service Provider – Shipping Line at the 23rd Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards 2009 (AFSCA).