gCaptain’s full coverage of A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk), one of the world’s leading container transportation companies.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Buckskin prospect gets U.S. deepwater drilling permit

Maersk Oil is participating in a new deepwater well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico after operator Chevron received a drilling permit from the Bureau of Ocean

May 26, 2011
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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

EU Raids Shipping Companies in Anti-Trust Probe

BRUSSELS—The European Commission raided the offices of shipping lines in a probe of possible price fixing, the first step in an investigation that could

May 17, 2011
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Maersk LNG Goes Up For Sale

A.P. Moller-Maersk has said in a statment that the group is looking to divest its LNG unit despite better performance from most units and a Q1 profit increase

May 11, 2011
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Maersk’s Profit Builds Up Steam, Soars 85% in Q1

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s biggest container-shipping line, reported an unexpectedly strong increase of 85% in first-quarter profit,

May 11, 2011
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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Maersk Raises Piracy Surcharge

By Flemming Emil Hansen COPENHAGEN — Reflecting higher costs stemming from a jump in piracy off the Somali coast, A.P. Moller-Maersk AS raised its

May 10, 2011
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Friday, April 15, 2011

Maersk Tankers buys 3 VLCCs

Maersk Tankers has inked a deal with Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd of India for the purchase of 3 newbuild VLCCs with delivery expected for the first half

April 15, 2011
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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Maersk Expected To Order 10 More Giant Triple-E Class Ships

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (AMKBF), the world’s largest container shipping line, expects to exercise an option to buy 10 more of

April 13, 2011
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Singapore launches Maritime Singapore Green Initiative

Photo courtesy tangobabe1 via Flickr 12 maritime organizations pledge their commitment to environmentally friendly shipping At the the Singapore International

April 13, 2011
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Emma Maersk – The Secret Story of Building The World’s Largest Container Ship

Emma Maersk – Photo By Tidewater Muse Emma Maersk The Emma Maersk is a true modern marvel. She is the world’s largest container ship, the longest

April 5, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Engineering News

Hyundai Heavy unveils “smart ship” system

Hyundai Heavy Industries recently unveiled the world’s first remote monitoring and controlling smart ship system, allowing operators to remotely control

March 29, 2011
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

‘Maersk Constellation’ underway after extended delay in Angola

Pictured: AMO members working aboard the Maersk Constellation as it got underway from Angola included (left to right) Second Assistant Engineer Eugene Stone,

March 22, 2011
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Maersk Line expands ‘fuel-switch program’ to New Zealand

As part of Maersk Line’s drive to cut sulphur emissions from its fleet, the shipping line has expanded its fuel-switch program in New Zealand’s

March 8, 2011
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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Maersk nets $26.46 billion in 2010, increases investmests in 2011

A.P. MOLLER-MAERSK A/S (MAERSK-B.KO), the world’s biggest container-shipping company, Wednesday said it returned to profit in 2010 due to streamlined

February 23, 2011
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Monday, February 21, 2011

Maersk introduces “Triple-E” Class – The largest, most efficient ships ever

KEY FACTS: Maersk Line has an option to buy another 20 vessels. The total contract value is $5.7 billion if the option is exercised. The vessels will be

February 21, 2011
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Friday, February 18, 2011

Maersk places 10 container ships order with Daewoo – UPDATE

UPDATE:  According to a report from Tradewinds, the order could include 18,000-teu giants. SEOUL (Dow Jones)–South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding

February 18, 2011
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Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Engineering News

Maersk places $1.2b jack-up order with Keppel

Maersk Drilling, an entity within the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, has signed a contract with Keppel FELS Limited in Singapore for the construction of two

February 15, 2011
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Maersk teams with Hapag to enhance U.S, Mediterranean services

Mearsk has announceed that it will enter into a slot swap agreement with Hapag Lloyd between their Mediterranean Gulf Express (MGX) service and Maersk’s

February 9, 2011
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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Maersk reports: “no disruptions to traffic or passages through Suez”

Maersk reported today that offices and terminals in Egypt, which have been closed since Monday, have reopened this morning for business.  With turmoil and

February 3, 2011
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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Maersk joins UN disaster relief team

The A.P. Moller – Maersk Group is has announced it has joined a team of international companies, designated as a disaster relief support network under

January 27, 2011
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Friday, January 21, 2011

Maersk opens offshore survival training center UK

MAERSK, the Danish oil and shipping group, has opened a £750,000 offshore survival training centre in Portlethen, near Aberdeen, according to a report from

January 21, 2011
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