Meet the Maersk Group

The Maersk Group is a worldwide transport and energy conglomerate, operating in 130 countries with a workforce of over 89,000 employees. 

Meet the Maersk Group 

The Maersk Group is a worldwide conglomerate and operates in some 130 countries with a workforce of over 89,000 employees. In addition to owning one of the world’s largest shipping companies, Maersk is involved in a wide range of activities in the shipping, logistics, and the oil and gas industries.

The Group covers all areas of shipping and transport with brands including Seago Line, Maersk Line, Safmarine, MCC Transport, SeaLand, APM Terminals, Damco and Svitzer

  • Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, providing ocean transportation in all parts of the world along major trade routes. They serve customers through 374 offices in 116 countries, operating 610 container vessels and employing nearly 33,000 people.
  • Safmarine specialises in the sea transportation of cargo to and from Africa, the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and South America. They work in over 90 countries around the world enabling trade in emerging markets.
  • MCC Transport is a regional specialist handling all Intra–Asia containerised cargo for the Maersk Group. They have over 600 staff in 14 countries, from Bangladesh to eastern Russia, and operate around 75 vessels, with 170 port calls a week.
  • SeaLand is an intra-Americas specialist carrier, covering all major ports in North, Central, and South America as well as the Caribbean, offering intermodal services across 14 countries.
  • APM Terminals provide port and inland infrastructure in 160 ports and terminals across 58 countries globally.
  • Damco is one of the world’s leading providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management services. Employing over 11,000 people in 300 offices worldwide, they help clients to access new sourcing areas, customers and business opportunities.
  • Svitzer are the global market leader within towage and emergency response. They have over 4,000 employees, a fleet of 430 vessels and operations all over the world.

Constant values in a complex world

As one of the most sophisticated and extensive transport infrastructure companies, the Maersk Group is known for the strong values and principles that have helped make it a world leader.

A careful combination of forward thinking, planning, accountability and continuous learning mean the Maersk Group always enters new markets with a long-term plan. Their aim is to build infrastructure and enable trade.

"The basic principle is that people can trust us."

Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller (1913–2012)

Seago Line benefits from the Maersk Group’s long history of innovation, reliability and financial strength. This means we’re able to concentrate our efforts on providing excellent service and care, putting our customers first.

With access to the Maersk Group’s extensive equipment pool, main hub ports, and industry knowledge, Seago Line is in a unique position to deliver flexibility and ease of business for all of our customers. 

Interesting facts about Maersk Group

• The Maersk Group has 59,000 customers worldwide.

• Our Triple-E vessels can hold 18,000 twenty-foot containers.

• Approximately 11 million full containers are shipped annually worldwide.

• The Maersk Group covers ports in almost every country in the world.

• The Group makes one port call every 15 minutes; that’s 33,000 port calls annually.

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