A.P. Moller - Maersk Core Values

The Values are constant in a complex world

A.P. Møller


Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller


Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla


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 Values in brief

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Watch the interview with Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller on "Constant Care" 1:08

The basic principle is that people can trust us."

Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller (1913–2012)

Although first presented on paper in 2003, the five A.P. Moller - Maersk Core Values have been a part of the business for more than 110 years. In an exclusive interview, Chairman of the A.P. Møller Foundation, Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla, expresses how the Values are the load-bearing pillars of A.P. Moller - Maersk.


The Values to me

Constant Care

“When we fix something – it is a good fix!”

Meet Michael Wilson, Chief Engineer on Maersk Sebarok, and hear his take on "Constant Care".

"It's all about safety"

Meet Heather Exley, Maersk Training Safety Instructor, and hear her take on "Constant Care".

"To me it's a mission that can't fail."

Meet Everett M. Hatton, Master of Maersk Peary, and hear his take on “Constant Care”.


“You have to listen, learn and share – Give space to others”

Meet Kyaw Khaung, Master on Maersk Sebarok, Maersk Line – and hear his take on “Humbleness”.

"Humbleness is a personal feature – something innate”

Meet Katarina Aroca Flores Production Operator from Maersk Container Industry – and hear her take on the Value “Humbleness”.

"It's very important to have Values, on the ship and off the ship"

Meet Assistant Driller Quincy Plummer, and hear his take on "Humbleness".


“We have to be honest with them – and respect what they do”

Meet Natalia Anna Suchcicka, Global Business Partner, HR in Maersk Line – and hear her take on the Value “Uprightness”.

“Uprightness for me is that you can trust your colleagues completely”

Meet Tore Lorentsen, Assistant Driller in Maersk Drilling – and hear his take on “Uprightness”.

Our Employees

“One man can’t do it all”

Meet Dan Iversen, shift leader in APM TERMINALS in Aarhus – and hear his take on the Value “Our Employees”.

"We depend a lot on each other, and it's our job to make each other successful."

Meet Søren Toft, COO of Maersk Line and hear his take on "Our Employees".

“Trust is one of the most difficult things to get – and the easiest things to lose”

Meet Astrid Rojas, corporate communication manager at APM TERMINALS and hear her take on the Value ”Our Name”.

"All the other values work towards building Our Name"

Meet Mahesh Menon, Head Of Service Delivery at Maersk GSC, and hear his take on "Our Name".