The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group (Danish: A.P. Møller - Mærsk Gruppen) (Public, CPH:MARSK B) is a Danish business conglomerate more commonly known simply as Maersk. Is a worldwide organisation with about 120,000 employees and offices in around 130 countries – with global headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.
It operates through subsidiaries within six main business units. Container shipping and related activities comprise Maersk Line, Safmarine, MCC, Damco and Container Inland Services. APM Terminals involve container terminal activities. Tankers, offshore and other shipping activities include Maersk Tankers, Maersk Drilling, Maersk Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO), Maersk Supply Service, Svitzer and Norfolkline, among others. Oil and gas activities encompass Maersk Oil. Retail activity comprises The Dansk Supermarked Group. Shipyards, other industrial companies, interest in Danske Bank A/S, etc. include The Odense Steel Shipyard Group, Rosti, Star Air and a 20% stake in Danske Bank. The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group comprises approximately 1,100 companies.
Maersk Line operates over 450 vessels and Safmarine is an independently fleet of more than 40 container vessels.
Court appoints liquidators for China Fishery Hong Kong
The High Court of Hong Kong has appointed provisional liquidators for China Fishery Group following a winding up request filed by HSBC bank, a lender of the Chinese group.
Where is ‘El Niño'? Peru
In an interesting article published by the Institute of Aquatic Resources of Peru under the title En Busca del Niño Perdido (In Search of the Lost Child), the organization notes that "El Niño phenomenon will not take place in the Peruvian coast."
McDonald's Spain supports tuna sustainability Spain
Pacifical has welcomed the decision taken by McDonald's Spain to include its Marine Stewardship Council certified skipjack tuna on its national menu as part of the chain’s global commitment to sustainable fishing practices.