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    1. November 11, 2014

      Maersk warns of slowing global trade

      AP Møller-Maersk lowered its forecast for growth in global trade as the owner of the world’s largest container shipping line...

    2. August 19, 2014

      Maersk: containment strategy

      Three-quarters of the way to the moon. That is the average distance a container ship travels each year. Maersk, the Danish...

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    1. August 19, 2014

      Maersk targets first share buyback as it upgrades profit forecast

      AP Møller-Maersk is planning its first ever share buyback of $1bn next year and it has upgraded its full-year profit...

    2. June 18, 2014

      Maersk: all at sea

      How does a rational actor deal with an irrational world? By trying to make it more rational. That, at least, was AP...

    3. May 25, 2014

      Maersk rejects claims of bribery over Brazil shipping contracts

      The Denmark-based Maersk Group has rejected allegations that it bribed an official of Brazil’s state-owned Petrobras to...

    4. May 21, 2014

      Maersk: naut yet

      Transparency is good. That doesn’t mean you like what you see. For a decade AP Moeller Maersk has fought its image as an...

    5. May 21, 2014

      ‘Creating Global Opportunities’, by Chris Jephson and Henning Morgen

      A humble metal box: meas­uring just 20ft or 40ft by 8ft, the container has changed the world. It help­ed usher in...

    6. May 21, 2014

      Maersk increases its profit guidance

      AP Møller-Maersk raised its profit guidance for both the world’s leading container shipping line and the Danish conglomerate...

    7. January 7, 2014

      Maersk: turning the tanker

      AP Møller-Maersk’s sale of a stake in Denmark’s largest retailer comes with a paradox. There is a lot to like about the...

    8. January 7, 2014

      Maersk to sell stake in Dansk Supermarked to focus on ‘four legs’

      AP Møller-Maersk is selling most of its stake in Denmark’s largest retailer for $3bn as the shipping-to-oil conglomerate...

    9. November 13, 2013

      Maersk hails growth in global trade

      AP Møller-Maersk hailed signs of an uptick in global trade as the Danish conglomerate lifted its profit outlook for this...

    10. October 6, 2013

      Arctic shipping routes still a long-term proposition, says Maersk

      Arctic shipping routes will take at least 10 to 20 years to provide commercial opportunities, according to the chief...

    11. September 16, 2013

      Danske Bank: Great Dane?

      Perhaps it was the poorly received ad campaign featuring Occupy Wall Street protesters, melting ice caps and robots playing...

    12. September 6, 2013

      First Chinese cargo ship nears end of Northeast Passage transit

      The first Chinese cargo ship to transit the Northeast Passage above Russia is nearing the end of her historic voyage. On...

    13. August 21, 2013

      Russia bars Greenpeace’s ‘Arctic Sunrise’ from Northern Sea Route

      Greenpeace has accused Russia of barring the environmental group’s icebreaker from entering an Arctic shipping route that is...

    14. August 16, 2013

      AP Møller-Maersk: smooth sailing

      Thank goodness analysts covering the container shipping sector do not provide shipping forecasts. They predicted heavy...

    15. August 16, 2013

      Maersk uses slower ships to speed profits

      AP Møller-Maersk refused to call a bottom in the container shipping market even as the bellwether for global trade reported...

    16. August 12, 2013

      The Week Ahead: August 12 – August 18

      Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters. Company...

    17. July 19, 2013

      Week in Review, July 20

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Andrew...

    18. July 17, 2013

      Chief pilots Maersk through turbulence to more even keel

      To take over at the helm of the world’s largest container shipping line after one of the toughest price wars in the sector’s...

    19. July 17, 2013

      Downbeat Maersk Line chief warns of new era in shipping

      The struggling container shipping industry must prepare for a new era that will see growth in demand fall to half the levels...

    20. June 21, 2013

      Companies week in review, June 22

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate people in the news: Domenico...

    21. June 18, 2013

      Reality of the container market sinks in

      A little over 18 months ago Maersk Line was preparing to take on all-comers in the container shipping market by introducing...

    22. June 18, 2013

      Global shipping: all at sea

      There’s always next year. A common theme in reports on the health of the container shipping industry is that a turnround...

    23. June 18, 2013

      ‘Big three’ container shipping groups plan alliance

      The world’s three largest container shipping lines are planning to set up an operational alliance on three of the busiest...

    24. June 13, 2013

      Industrial process

      Within a year of Henry Ford’s introduction of the first modern assembly line at his factory near Detroit in 1913, the system...

    25. May 20, 2013

      Shipping: too much supply

      Overcapacity and weak demand – what would you do? Cutting supply would seem obvious but container shipping lines prefer, it...

    26. May 17, 2013

      Maersk warns on slowing global trade

      AP Møller-Maersk has downgraded its outlook for global trade, warning that demand for container shipping would be lower than...

    27. May 16, 2013

      Europe stocks play catch-up with US

      Wall Street may be getting all the attention as the S&P 500 hits successive record highs. Less noticed is that Europe is not...

    28. April 1, 2013

      Virginia governor mulls port privatisation

      The governor of Virginia is set to decide the future of efforts to privatise some operations of the state’s main port, after...

    29. March 25, 2013

      Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Süd end talks

      An attempt to create the fourth-largest container shipping company by capacity came unstuck as Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd and...

    30. March 14, 2013

      Bolloré logistics arm to ‘unlock Africa’

      Groupe Bolloré, the French conglomerate controlled by eponymous billionaire Vincent Bolloré, plans to expand its logistics...

    31. March 6, 2013

      Battle looms for Brazil’s clogged ports

      Sitting with his friends in the Ecopátio truck park near Brazil’s Santos port, Hélio Alves Fonseca cannot hide his...

    32. February 22, 2013

      Maersk muted on outlook for Asia trade

      AP Møller-Maersk warned of a “bleak” outlook for trade between Asia and Europe and forecast only a modest increase in global...

    33. beyondbrics

      February 17, 2013

      Week ahead, 18-22 February

      A look at the week ahead from beyondbrics, featuring: earnings from Teléfonos de México, Lafarge and Maersk; GDP data from...

    34. February 3, 2013

      Virginia law shows US privatisation challenges

      A political backlash in the US state of Virginia is threatening to derail privatisation proposals for a major port,...

    35. beyondbrics

      December 17, 2012

      Russia's transport assets: moving quickly

      Photo: Bloomberg Russian transport assets have been changing hands at a fast clip as investors bet on steady growth in cargo...

    36. December 4, 2012

      Shipping lines turn to Mexico amid strike

      Shipping lines are diverting to Mexico, slowing vessels down in the Pacific and leaving ships at anchor off southern...

    37. November 18, 2012

      Shipping sector caught in choppy waters

      The last thing the container shipping sector needs when it is plagued by overcapacity and falling freight rates is the...

    38. November 18, 2012

      Maersk to switch away from shipping

      Danish conglomerate AP Møller-Maersk has delivered a damning assessment of the state of the container shipping sector by...

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