A.P. Moller – Maersk Launches India’s First Women Seafarers’ Cadet Program


On the occasion of the International Day for Women in Maritime, A.P. Moller – Maersk’s (Maersk) declared India’s first seafarers’ cadet program for women. Young women wanting to pursue a career in seafaring may enroll in the program facilitated by AMET in Chennai, on completing high school and choosing between the three-year bachelor in Nautical Science and the four-year bachelor in engineering degree courses.

By encouraging women to pursue such courses and making sure they have access to the...


Electric trucks: Sysco signs for record 800 Freightliner eCascadias

Driver's side view of white and green Freightliner eCascadia

Food distribution giant Sysco Corp.intends to purchase up to 800 Class 8 Freightliner eCascadia electric trucks from Daimler Truck North America, by far the largest order of battery-powered tractors in North America to date.

The booking is equal to roughly 80% of the 987 electric trucks ordered across all of Daimler Truck globally in 2021. And it suggests the nascent adoption of zero-tailpipe-emission commercial vehicles is moving into a higher gear.

“It seems like one of the bigger real orders...


Maersk introduces new Middle Corridor rail service

A.P. Moller – Maersk has decided to launch a new service linking China and Europe via Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Romania in about 40 days.

“Aiming to create agile and creative solutions to our evolving customer’s needs, this revamped service comes at the perfect time to help ease current logistics woes. We have listened to our customers and developed a solution that provides them with an alternative and eco-friendly intermodal connection between Asia and Europe. Over 90% of the Middle...


Maersk to open cold chain facility in New Zealand

Maersk has announced a new 45,000 m² cold chain facility in the Waikato District, the fourth largest region in New Zealand.

Maersk believes that it will be able to provide better logistics solutions for both import and export customers by integrating the cold store with the depot and intermodal connections.

Located in the Ruakura Superhub, the new facility has easy access to the road network between Hamilton and Auckland. It is next to the new SH1 dual carriage way, which is an important...


H&M, Inditex lobby for Maersk to run Patenga Container Terminal

AP Møller-Maersk has engaged top global apparel retailers like H&M and Inditex to lobby the Bangladesh government for getting a contract to operate the newly built Patenga Container Terminal in Chittagong which will start operation in July.

H&M and Inditex have already written to Bangladesh’s shipping secretary saying that the Danish shipping company has vast experience in port operations and providing logistics service thus it can be the best choice for the newly built terminal.

Maersk has also...


World’s largest ammonia producer joins joins the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

In another clear signpost of shipping’s future fuel mix, the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping today announced that US-based CF Industries, the world’s largest producer of ammonia, will become a strategic partner, CF Industries brings decades of experience in safe production,...


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