Venta Maersk Makes History as It Crosses Northern Sea Route

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September 19, 2018 Maersk’s ice-class ship Venta Maersk has navigated through the Northern Sea Route for the first time. “The vessel left the port of Vladivostok on August 23 and passed through Bering Strait around September 6. At the moment, Venta Maersk is sailing down the coast of Norway and it looks like she will […]

Future Management of Hamburg Süd Unveiled

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May 4, 2017 Danish shipping giant Maersk Line and Oetker Group have presented the future management positions at the Germany-based Hamburg Süd, which would come into force following the effectiveness of the sale and purchase agreement between the parties. After the closing of the transaction, which received approvals from Maersk Line and Oetker Group’s boards […]

Maersk Line Step Closer to Hamburg Süd Acquisition

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March 15, 2017 Denmark-based shipping giant Maersk Line signed a sale and purchase agreement related to the acquisition of German carrier Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft KG (Hamburg Süd) on March 14. The agreement is subject to board approvals, which are expected during the second quarter of 2017, Maersk Line said. A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, the […]

Maersk Line to Postpone MSAR Emulsion Fuel Trial

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March 14, 2017 Danish shipping giant Maersk Line has decided to suspend the MSAR trial once the remaining fuel on its test vessel has been consumed, the supplier of MSAR emulsion technology and fuel Quadrise Fuels International informed. Although Maersk said that the trial has been successful to date, the decision was made on the […]

2M Partners Up Asia-Europe, Transpacific Offer

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February 13, 2017 Danish shipping giant Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have decided to add two new services to the existing 2M network to accommodate the incoming volumes as a result of slot purchase agreements with Hyundai Merchant Marine and Hamburg Süd. Maersk Line said that the Asia – North Europe trade will […]

Maersk Line: Asia-Europe Trade Set to Rebound in 2016

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April 21, 2016 here is a growing evidence that recent declines on the Asia-Europe trade are set to be reversed, Maersk Line’s Asia Chief Executive Robert van Trooijen said while speaking on Wednesday at the TOC Asia Container Supply Chain conference in Singapore. Last year container volumes from Asia to Europe declined by 4%, while […]

Weathernews to Navigate Maersk’s Vessels

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March 23, 2016 Danish shipping companies Maersk Line and Maersk Tankers have signed a three-year contract with Japan-headquartered weather company Weathernews that covers weather routing services, port forecasts and other weather-driven risk communication services. Read More

Maersk Line Opts for Wärtsilä to Equip Its Newbuilds

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March 22,2016 Denmark-based container shipping major Maersk Line A/S has selected Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum integrated navigation, automation, and propulsion control systems to be built in its 27 new containerships. Read More

NileDutch Buys Safmarine MVP, Expands Presence in West Africa

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March 17, 2016 Rotterdam-based container line NileDutch has acquired the Europe to West Africa services and operations from Safmarine MPV, a multi-purpose vessel business owned by Maersk Line. Read More

Maersk Line to Hike Asia-Northern Europe Freight Rates

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March 16, 2016 Danish liner major Maersk Line plans to raise freight rates from Asia to Northern Europe by USD 400 per 20-foot equivalent unit (TEU) from April 1st, the company announced Tuesday. Read More