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  1. July 8, 2014

    Maersk writes off $1.7bn from Brazilian oilfields

    Danish conglomerate AP Møller-Maersk has announced a $1.7bn hit to its oil assets in Brazil, becoming the latest company to...

  2. June 17, 2014

    China blocks proposed three-way shipping alliance

    China has scuppered a deal to create a shipping alliance on the world’s three biggest trade routes in a sign of the...

  1. February 27, 2014

    Maersk chief predicts ‘year of hard work’

    AP Møller-Maersk issued a cautious outlook for 2014 as the Danish conglomerate’s chief executive said it faced a “year of...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. October 6, 2013

    Nils Andersen, CEO, AP Møller-Maersk

    When the Majestic Maersk, the latest ship from AP Møller-Maersk, docked in Copenhagen in late September, nearly 250,000...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. November 18, 2012

    Focus on oil exposes Maersk to volatility

    AP Møller-Maersk’s name is synonymous with container shipping. But now the Danish conglomerate with interests from oil...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. May 16, 2012

    Maersk suffers heavy loss at container arm

    The chief executive of Denmark’s AP Møller-Maersk has vowed to focus on boosting the container shipping industry’s...

  13. April 16, 2012

    Architect of the modern Maersk

    The man who turned AP Møller-Maersk into the most important force in world shipping, Maersk McKinney-Møller, has died at the...

  14. March 5, 2012

    Maersk laments erosion of shareholder value

    The container shipping industry is consistently destroying shareholder value and needs to rein back fleet growth to improve...

  15. February 27, 2012

    Maersk profits sink 33% on container woes

    Maersk Line, the world’s largest container ship operator, says it will use all the tools at its disposal to return to...

  16. December 21, 2011

    Container shipping alliances to join forces

    Two of the three big alliances of container shipping lines are to join forces to offer joint services on the key Asia to...

  17. November 9, 2011

    Container slump hits Møller-Maersk

    The owner of Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping line, has acknowledged a new service it introduced has...

  18. August 17, 2011

    Maersk chief ‘not gloomy’ after container earnings fall

    The chief executive of AP Møller-Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping company, has insisted he is “not gloomy at...

  19. May 11, 2011

    Container shipping recovery continues

    Two of the largest companies handling marine container trade provided evidence on Wednesday of the sector’s continuing...

  20. February 23, 2011

    Maersk: calm before the rate storm?

    With the benefit of perfect hindsight it is easy to chastise investors for cutting 70 per cent from Maersk’s share price...

  21. February 23, 2011

    Maersk warns on container shipping rebound

    AP Møller-Maersk has provided evidence that container shipping’s sharp post-recession rebound is losing speed, warning that...

  22. December 23, 2010

    Maersk buys SK Energy’s Brazil stakes

    AP Møller-Maersk, the Danish-based shipping and oil group, is buying the Brazilian oil interests of SK Energy, South Korea’s...

  23. November 10, 2010

    Maersk predicts turnround as volumes recover

    Denmark’s AP Møller-Maersk has said it expects to report its most profitable year in its history in 2010, in a marked...

  24. August 18, 2010

    Sharp upturn in use of shipping containers

    The use of shipping containers, a barometer of the global economy, has risen sharply this year, surpassing even the record...

  25. August 18, 2010

    Maersk raises full-year profits forecast

    Denmark’s AP Møller-Maersk swung sharply back into profit for the six months to June 30 as the shipping and oil conglomerate...

  26. July 8, 2010

    Maersk returns to pre-crisis profit level

    The owner of the largest container shipping line is back to earnings levels it enjoyed before the sector was hit by its...

  27. May 28, 2010

    Maersk to stay in retailing

    The sale of Netto's UK operations is the latest in a series of transactions Nils Andersen has undertaken to sharpen AP...

  28. May 28, 2010

    Sale sharpens Maersk focus

    The sale of Netto's UK operations is the latest in a series of transactions Nils Andersen has undertaken to sharpen AP...

  29. May 13, 2010

    Maersk hints at container revival

    Denmark's AP Moller-Maersk, owner of the world's largest container shipping line, announced yesterday a sharp swing back...

  30. May 12, 2010

    AP Møller-Maersk swings back into profit

    Denmark’s AP Møller-Maersk, owner of the world’s largest container shipping line, announced on Wednesday a sharp swing back...

  31. March 15, 2010

    Smoother passage beckons

    The scene in Europe's container ports has changed subtly in recent weeks. The sector has found itself coping with an...

  32. March 5, 2010

    Maersk sinks into loss for first time

    AP Moller-Maersk, the 105-year-old Danish shipping group, revealed yesterday that it suffered its first ever annual loss...

  33. March 4, 2010

    Maersk battles to contain losses

    When AP Møller-Maersk agreed in 2005 to pay €2.3bn ($3.1bn) for P&O Nedlloyd, then the world number three container line, it...

  34. March 4, 2010

    AP Møller-Maersk suffers first loss

    AP Møller-Maersk, the 105-year-old Danish shipping group, suffered its first ever annual loss last year and warned the woes...

  35. December 18, 2009

    Ferry operators agree merger

    Two of northern Europe’s largest ferry operators are to merge to create the continent’s largest operator by revenues, it was...

  36. December 2, 2009

    Shipping group seeks to clear the decks

    When traffic in the world container shipping industry started to collapse late last year, AP Moller-Maersk found itself in...

  37. December 2, 2009

    Maersk chief signals a change in direction

    The owner of the world's largest container shipping line has identified three areas outside its core shipping interests as...

  38. December 1, 2009

    Maersk adapts to the new environment

    When traffic in the world container shipping industry started to collapse late last year, AP Møller-Maersk found itself in...

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