Maersk suspends crew changes until April 14

Following the COVID-19 pandemic and the disruption it has on the shipping and offshore sector, the world’s largest container line, AP Moller-Maersk has suspended crew changes for all of its operated ships.

Maersk links $5bn credit facility to better CO2 performance

Maersk secured a new sustainability-linked revolving credit facility of $5.0bn through a syndicate of 26 selected banks. The facility is linked to the company’s CO2 performance. More specifically, the credit margin under the facility will be adjusted based on Maersk’s progress to meet its target of reducing CO2 emissions per cargo moved by 60% by 2030.

Maersk to increase HSFO bunker fuel use to 25%

Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk is planning to increase the proportion of high sulphur fuel oil it consumes from 10% to 25% by the year-end, according to the company’s CEO Soren Skou.

MSC, Maersk team up with SM Line on Transpacific route

Maersk and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), who together form the 2M Alliance, are partnering with SM Line, beginning on April 1, 2020, continuing their six weekly services between Asia and the West Coasts of the US and Canada.

Maersk Tankers’ new parental policy leave excludes seafarers

In January, Maersk Tankers announced a new parental leave policy for their employees, enabling fathers with a paid four-week paternity leave; Nautilus now clarifies that the new policy concerns only the onshore crew of the company and not the crew onboard.

Maersk undertakes Sri Lanka’s first electric car delivery

The container logistics company, Maersk announced that undertook the pick, pack and the final delivery of the first-ever Sri Lankan made electric supercar named as “Vega EVX”. Namely, the car will be embarked in one of  Maersk’s containers and is scheduled to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March.


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