Danish shipping conglomerate

A.P. Moller–Maersk Group (Danish: A.P. Møller–Mærsk A/S, Danish pronunciation: [ˈæːˀ ˈpʰeːˀ mølɐˈmæɐ̯sg̊]), also known as Maersk, is a Danish business conglomerate.[1] A.P. Møller – Maersk Group has activities in a variety of business sectors, primarily within the transportation and energy sectors. It has been the largest container ship operator and supply vessel operator in the world[2] since 1996.[3]

A Maersk factory
A container truck in Cameroon

The Maersk Group is based in Copenhagen, Denmark,[4] with subsidiaries and offices in more than 135 countries worldwide and around 89,000 employees. It ranked 142 on the Forbes Global 2000 list for 2014.[5]

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  1. "A.P. Moller - Maersk website". Archived from the original on 2007-10-24. Retrieved 2007-12-04.
  2. "Container shipping". 2005-05-11. Retrieved 2007-12-04.
  3. "Volume 2011 Issue 8" (PDF). Alphaliner Weekly Newsletter. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2011.
  4. "Contact Us Archived 2012-10-20 at the Wayback Machine." Maersk. Retrieved on 22 September 2011. "Headquarters A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S Esplanaden 50 1098 Copenhagen K Denmark "
  5. "Fortune Global 2000". Fortune. 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-04.