Tag: Maersk

Philippines embassy welcomes 2nd group of Filipino seafarers to Denmark

The Ambassador of Philippines to Denmark H.E. Leo M. Herrera-Lim welcomes the second group of 167 Filipino seafarers in Denmark on 13 August 2020. This follows the first batch of 190 seafarers who arrived in the country on 4 August 2020. The Philippine Embassy acknowledges the crucial role of Filipino seafarers in world trade and…

Maersk stops transporting waste to mainland China, Hong Kong

The Danish container shipping firm Maersk announced on 20 July 2020 that all solid and chemical waste cargo are not acceptable to be ship to Mainland China and Hongkong from 1 September 2020. China began tightening restrictions on scrap commodities as part of an environmental campaign in 2017 and plans to reduce solid waste imports…

MAERSK expands land journey from Thailand to Laos and Vietnam

The Danish integrated shipping company Maersk announced their route expansion on 30 June 2020. The announcement invites all business to reach out to Laos and Vietnam via East-West Economy Corridor from Thailand. The statement said: “Grow your business in Laos by joining us via a cross-border journey to Vietnam or Thailand through the East-West economic…

Maersk launched the latest logistics centre in Bac Ninh, Vietnam

The Danish logistics conglomerate Maersk launched a new logistics center in Bac Ninh, Vietnam on 11th December 2019. Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen, Mr. Quang Le, Maersk senior executives and Vietbeko Head of Supply Chain were honorary guests along with other distinguished at the opening ceremony. The new warehouse offers premium Warehousing…

Maersk teases Indonesia shipping cap with $3 billion expansion plan

The Danish shipping conglomerate wants to invest USD 3 billion on its logistics business in Indonesia but the country’s shipping laws are standing in the way of it. An Indonesian law from 2008 states that only domestic shipping firms are allowed to transport cargo between islands in the archipelago. Another law states that only Indonesian vessels…

Danish Foreign Affairs Minister very satisfied with Vietnam visit

Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Kristian Jensen has completed an official visit to Vietnam on 11 – 12 October, covering both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. During the two days the Minister held various meetings with Vietnamese leaders to discuss measures in promoting the bilateral comprehensive partnership. He also visited Danish companies to…

Maersk remains stable in Singapore

Maritime Singapore is built on three pillars, according to Rene Piil Pedersen, group representative Singapore/Asia-Pacific, Maersk Group and managing director, AP Moller Singapore Pte Ltd. These are competitiveness, that is, a globally competitive taxation scheme, ease of doing business, etc; stability, ie, a consistent, long-term transparent government policy executed by competent government and institutions, rule…