Maersk News

Shipping Delays May Spoil Food, Medical Shipments to Russia, Maersk Says

COPENHAGEN —Shipments of foodstuffs and medical supplies to Russia risk being damaged or spoiled due to significant delays at ports and customs, shipping group Maersk MAERSKb.CO told its customers on Wednesday. Maersk and two other large container lines have temporarily …

Maersk Container Ship Runs Aground Off German Island

BERLIN — One of the world’s biggest container ships, the Mumbai Maersk, has run aground off the German island of Wangerooge in the North Sea, Germany’s Central Command for Maritime Emergencies and Maersk said on Thursday. No injuries were reported …

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

COPENHAGEN — The world’s largest shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk has suspended five employees as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault on one of its ships run by a U.S. subsidiary, and said it was working closely with …

Piracy Surge Off West Africa Draws Maersk Call for Action

The world’s biggest shipping company demanded a more effective military response to surging pirate attacks and record kidnappings off the coast of West Africa. The number of attacks on vessels globally jumped 20% last year to 195, with 135 crew …