Maersk Line has recently become a member of the Cool Chain Association and as such, the first shipping company member of CCA.
Maersk Line is a division within The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group and operates some 500 container vessels and a number of containers corresponding to 1.900.000 teu hereof some 200.000 refrigerated units (Reefers). The A.P. Moller – Maersk Group is a worldwide conglomerate and operates in some 130 countries and have a workforce of some 115,000 employees. In addition to owning one of the world’s largest shipping companies, they are involved in a wide range of activities such as Reefer operations, Container Shipping and Related Activities, APM Terminals, Tankers, Offshore and other Shipping Activities, Oil and Gas Activities, Retail Activity, and Shipyards, other Industrial Companies. The Group operates in the following geographical areas: Europe, North and South America, Asia and other countries
The Maersk Group was founded by Arnold Peter Møller in 1904. Following Arnold Peter Møller’s death in 1965, his son, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, assumed leadership of the group, which – thanks to initiative, foresight and enterprise – has grown into a major international business.
Comprehensive information on Maersk Line and the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group can be found on the websites www.maerskline.com and www.maersk.com
The Cool Chain Association is a non-profit organisation and more details can be found on the CCA Website; www.coolchain.org
Posted on July 9, 2010
by Frank Welten