|Key people||Soren Skou (CEO)|
|Revenue||US$25.82 billion (2011)|
|Owners||A.P. Moller-Maersk Group.|
Maersk Line is the global container division and the largest operating unit of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, a Danish business conglomerate. It is considered the largest container shipping company in the world by revenue and employs approximately 25,000 people. Maersk Line operates over 600 vessels and has a capacity of 2.6 million TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units). The company was founded in 1928.
As of July 2011 Maersk Line fleet comprises more than 600 vessels and a number of containers corresponding to more than 3.8 million TEU (Twenty-foot equivalent unit)
Seven other sister ships have since been built, and in 2011, Maersk ordered 20 even larger container ships from Daewoo, the Triple E class, each with a capacity of 18,000 containers. The first of these Triple E Class ships was delivered on June 14, 2013 and was christened with the name Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller after the founder of the Maersk Line.
The management board, led by Søren Skou, is responsible for the daily management, and the members are (as of February 2012):
- Søren Skou, Chief Executive Officer
- Stephen Richard Schueler, Chief Commercial Officer
- Søren Toft, Chief Operating Officer
- Jakob Stausholm, Chief Strategy, Finance & Transformation Officer
- Vincent Clerc, Chief Trade & Marketing Officer
- Michael Chivers, Head of Human Resources
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