The Global Integrator

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

Leading the transformation of our industry

It is our ambition that we grow and thrive over the next 100 years. The new strategy will ensure longevity and growth and maximise shareholder value in the long-term.

Jim Hagemann Snabe
Chairman of the Board of Directors of A.P. Moller - Maersk
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Becoming the global integrator of container logistics

We have made substantial progress in combining the container shipping, ports  and logistics businesses.

Søren Skou
CEO of A.P. Moller - Maersk
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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
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Maersk Line

The world’s largest container shipping company.

APM Terminals

Provides port and inland infrastructure to drive global commerce.


A world leading provider of freight forwarding and supply chain management services.


Has provided safety and support at sea since 1833.

Maersk Container Industry

Develops and manufactures refrigerated and dry containers and StarCool (TM) refrigeration machine.


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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Business diversification and a positive impact

The activity level has not only been high in A.P. Moller - Maersk in the passing year. A rapidly changing world and the need for more focused and agile companies have meant that also A.P. Moller Holding, A.P. Moller - Maersk’s largest shareholder, needs to keep a high pace.

A.P. Moller Holding, A.P. Moller - Maersk’s largest shareholder
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