Founded in 1904, Maersk is a worldwide conglomerate devoted to the shipping, energy and related industries. The container shipping lines, tanker business and Logistics Company move a large share of the world’s products around the globe. The oil and gas company supplies energy from sources in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Other Maersk business units provide supply, drilling, towage and emergency services, and include a significant European retailer.
A.P. Moller - Maersk is a publicly traded corporation with some 68,000 shareholders. The controlling shareholder is the A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møller Foundation, which was set up by the company’s founder in 1953. Maersk shares are traded on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.
There are two things that really set Maersk apart as an employer - the size and global reach, and the distinctive performance culture. With some 115,000 employees and activities in 130 countries, Maersk has the global scale it takes for employees to achieve even their most ambitious career goals. Maersk is also a diverse group of companies, making it able to offer a wide range of career paths for generalists and specialists. Working for a company as international as Maersk, you don’t even have to travel to enjoy a global business milieu. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any Maersk office, vessel or rig.
From shipping and energy to retail, the diversified activities enable Maersk to offer attractive career paths for generalists and specialists alike. You can visit the job portal at www.maersk.com for more information on all the current opportunities available. Please find below a sample list of vacancies advertised from time to time.
The world's largest shipping company. Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, is dedicated to delivering the highest level of customer-focused and reliable ocean transportation services. Key Figures: Employees - 16,900; Number of offices - 325; Number of countries - 125; and Number of vessels: 500.
Safmarine Container Lines NV is a Belgian shipping company, based in Antwerp and specializing in sea transportation of cargoes between Africa, the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent as well as operating in other trades. Key Figures: Employees – 1,780; Number of offices & countries - 110; Number of countries - 110; and Number of vessels: 62.
Damco is one of the world’s leading providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management services. With 9,500 professionals in over 280 owned offices around the world, Damco manages more than 2.4 million TEU of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes and more than 75,000 tonnes of airfreight, annually.
Closely integrated with APM Terminals, Container Inland Services is a group of over 80 local companies that specialize in container availability. As well as offering cargo support services and buying, selling and modifying containers, the company, move and maintain containers and other shipyard equipment for many of the world’s top carriers, transport companies and a wide range of other customers. Key Figures: Employees – 6,000; and Number of countries - 70.
Maersk LNG meets the world’s LNG transport needs by combining a modern, ultra-efficient fleet with the high safety standards required by the industry. Key Figures: Employees - 290; Number of offices: 1; and Number of vessels: 8.
Maersk Tankers owns and operates a large fleet of crude oil carriers, product tankers, and gas carriers. In addition to the crude and gas tankers trading under the Maersk Tankers brand, the company offers product tanker services under three brands - LR2 Pool, Handytankers, and Broström. Career opportunities at Marsk Tankers.
Maersk Supply Service serves the offshore industry and the worldwide services include subsea support, transport of equipment to drilling rigs and production units, anchor handling in ultra deep water, mooring installations and rig moves. Key Figures: Employees - 2,025; Number of offices - 13 including Port Captains; Number of countries – 20; and Number of vessels - more than 60.
Svitzer provides harbor, terminal and ocean towage services, as well as pilotage, fire-fighting, pollution response and escort assistance. Key Figures: Employees - 4,500; Number of countries – 40; and Number of vessels - 525.