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  • 22 December 2016

    Two offshore vessels Maersk Searcher and Maersk Shipper sank on Thursday off the coast of France. The incident happened as the vessels were being towed to Turkey by Maersk Battler, as they’ve recently been sold for scrap. In a message to Offshore Energy Today, Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service confirmed the incident. The company’s COO, […]

  • 23 December 2016

    Two Maersk Supply Service anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTS) have sunk offshore France. Maersk Supply Service confirmed to Subsea World News that Maersk Battler vessel lost two towed supply vessels Maersk Searcher and Maersk Shipper on December 22. The vessels sunk 60 miles off the coast of France. “The two towed vessels were unmanned. […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s investigation into the sinking of two Maersk offshore supply vessels in December 2016 showed that the incident emerged from a unique conjunction of events and circumstances. The Danish ships Maersk Searcher and Maersk Shipper capsized on the night between December 21 and 22, 2016, and sank in the Bay of Biscay some 65 nautical […]

  • 30 August 2017

    The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board (DMAIB) has published a marine accident report on the sinking of a pair of Maersk Supply Service-owned supply ships in December 2016. The report concluded that the vessel owner’s risk mitigating initiatives were present but ineffective.  On the night between 21 and 22 December 2016, the Danish offshore supply ships […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (December 26 – January 01). Two Maersk Supply Service anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTS) have sunk offshore France. Maersk Supply Service confirmed to Subsea World News that Maersk Battler vessel lost two towed supply vessels Maersk Searcher […]

  • 25 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (December 18– December 25). Forland Subsea informed that EMAS AMC AS has defaulted on charter payment for the LCV/IMR subsea vessel “Lewek Inspector” due to financial distress. According to Forland, the company is behind on the payment for the month […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commissioner of the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) William P. Doyle voted in favor of Maersk/MSC/HMM Strategic Cooperation Agreement on March 28.  However, Commissioner Doyle expressed concerns to Danish Maersk Line, Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and South Korean Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) related to ” the shipping public, American businesses and consumers.” “Despite announcements that […]

  • 4 January 2010

    Danish shipper A.P. Moller Maersk has hired out soldiers and a warship from Tanzania to protect its fleet in pirate-ridden waters off the coast of Africa, and now other shippers are expected to follow suit. Maersk hired the warship through former special forces soldiers working for firm Guardian GBS security in December 2008.

  • 1 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      The GT Nexus Shipper Council, a customer community of the world’s biggest importers and exporters, announced that it has engaged Maersk Line in response to the ocean carrier’s recently announced “Manifesto,” which calls for changes in the way carriers and shippers conduct their business. The Shipper Council is also working with executives at other […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish carrier Maersk Line has been named Global Carrier of the Year at the Containerisation International Awards 2015, for the second time in a row. The company also took home the Shippers’ Choice award, which is voted for by the global container shipping industry. The award comes following one of Maersk Line’s most successful periods to […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maersk has unveiled an investment in a US-based digital freight broker, Loadsmart, as the company expands its footprint.

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) between MSC and Maersk, announced yesterday, is less worrying for shippers than the planned P3, said the European Shippers’ Council (ESC), representing the freight transport interests (by all modes of transport) of business in Europe. According to ESC,  previous cooperation was more integrated and had huge market share on all […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Banned cargo presently en route to Russia will be returned and all costs arising will be for the shipper’s account, including local costs and freight, according to Danish shipper Maersk Line. Maersk Line said it would  do all possible to assist with the return of any such cargo. According to Maersk, the following information for […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has approved the planned 2M vessel sharing agreement between Denmark’s Maersk Line and Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC), the world’s two largest container shippers, Reuters reports. The U.S. approval is reportedly to become effective on Saturday, October 11. Four out of five commissioners at the FMC voted not to ask for additional […]

  • 30 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Thomas Eskesen, Global Head of Refrigerated Business for Maersk Line, will deliver a global carrier keynote speech at Cool Logistics 2011, the established global forum for perishable transport and logistics, taking place 26-28 September in Antwerp. The news follows the widely-publicised 7 June launch of Maersk’s manifesto for change by company CEO Eivind Kolding, […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Maersk Line, Limited and Rickmers-Linie (America), Inc. announced a partnership to provide breakbulk and project cargo shipping using two newly-built multi-purpose ships to be operated under the U.S. flag. The partnership brings together the complementary capabilities of the two companies to offer customers a new option for moving large and heavy cargoes worldwide. Customers […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lack of consolidation in the box carrying segment will resume exerting pressure on shippers, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants. Despite the fallout of the P3 network planned by Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM, competing shippers, especially those in China may not be in a position to keep up with the aforementioned shipping giants. Drewry pointed […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maersk needs to reconsider its plan to introduce new fuel surcharge arrangements from January 1, 2019.

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading container carrier Maersk Line has added a weekly call to the US Port of Jacksonville (Jaxport), starting from July. The new TP10 service will connect Jaxport’s Blount Island Marine Terminal directly with Xingang, Qingdao and Shanghai in China and Busan in South Korea. SSA Marine will provide stevedoring services at Blount Island. ”We believe […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) completed the reflagging under US registry of Maersk Illinois, its newest multipurpose heavy-lift vessel. The ship is one of two sister vessels that MLL acquired in September 2011 and which will sail for Maersk-Rickmers US Flag Project Carrier (Maersk-Rickmers), providing breakbulk and project cargo service for shippers requiring US flag service. […]

  • 10 June 2019

    St. Petersburg, Russia’s main container gateway, is to be part of the pilot launch.

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping giant Maersk Line has received an approval for a petition for temporary exemption service contract filings after it was hit by the Petya virus, according to the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). Due to this cyber attack, which severely disrupted Maersk’s information systems, including the system that stores service contract data, the company had […]