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.
Fishing deal with China would settle maritime dispute Philippines
A joint fishing agreement reportedly being discussed between China and the Philippines is deemed a significant step forward in the relations between the two countries after an old maritime sovereignty dispute.