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Aarhus (officially spelled Århus from 1948 until 31 December 2010) is the second-largest city in Denmark and the seat of Aarhus municipality.
Abidjan is the economic capital of Côte d'Ivoire and is one of the most populous French-speaking cities in Africa.
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).
Aktieselskab (abbr.: ⅍, A/S or a/s, Unicode U+214d ⅍; literally meaning: "stock company") is the Danish name for a stock-based corporation.
Al Jazeera (translit,, literally "The Island", though referring to the Arabian Peninsula in context), also known as JSC (Jazeera Satellite Channel), is a state-funded broadcaster in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.
Algae fuel, algal biofuel, or algal oil is an alternative to liquid fossil fuels that uses algae as its source of energy-rich oils.
Algeciras (translit) is a port city in the south of Spain, and is the largest city on the Bay of Gibraltar (in Spanish, the Bahía de Algeciras).
Apapa is a Local Government Area in Lagos, located to the west of Lagos Island.
APM Terminals is an international container terminal operating company headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands.
Aqaba (العقبة) is the only coastal city in Jordan and the largest and most populous city on the Gulf of Aqaba.
Arnold Peter Møller, commonly known as A. P. Møller, (2 October 1876 Dragør – 12 June 1965 Copenhagen) was a Danish shipping magnate, businessman who was the founder of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group in 1904.
İzmir is a metropolitan city in the western extremity of Anatolia and the third most populous city in Turkey, after Istanbul and Ankara.
Bahrain (البحرين), officially the Kingdom of Bahrain (مملكة البحرين), is an Arab constitutional monarchy in the Persian Gulf.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
Børsen (Danish for "Exchange"), also known as Børsbygningen ("The Stock Exchange" in English), is a 17th-century stock exchange in the center of Copenhagen.
Bilka is a Danish chain of hypermarkets.
A billion is a number with two distinct definitions.
Bremerhaven (literally "Bremen's harbour", Low German: Bremerhoben) is a city at the seaport of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, a state of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Buenaventura is a coastal seaport city on the department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia (South America).
El Callao is a city in Peru.
The Cape of Good Hope (Kaap die Goeie Hoop, Kaap de Goede Hoop, Cabo da Boa Esperança) is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa.
Captain Phillips is a 2013 American biographical survival thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi.
The city of Cartagena, known in the colonial era as Cartagena de Indias (Cartagena de Indias), is a major port founded in 1533, located on the northern coast of Colombia in the Caribbean Coast Region.
The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.
A conglomerate is the combination of two or more corporations operating in entirely different industries under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.
A container port or container terminal is a facility where cargo containers are transshipped between different transport vehicles, for onward transportation.
Container ships (sometimes spelled containerships) are cargo ships that carry all of their load in truck-size intermodal containers, in a technique called containerization.
Containerization is a system of intermodal freight transport using intermodal containers (also called shipping containers and ISO containers).
Copenhagen (København; Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.
Cotonou, is the largest city and economic centre of Benin.
Daewoo (literally "Great Woo", after the first name of founder and chairman Kim Woo-jung) or the Daewoo Group was a major South Korean conglomerate and car manufacturer.
Information, full name: Dagbladet Information, is a Danish newspaper published Monday through Saturday.
Dalian is a major city and seaport in the south of Liaoning Province, China.
Danske Bank is a Danish bank whose name also literally translates into "Danish Bank".
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
Dhaka (or; ঢাকা); formerly known as Dacca is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
Dongguan is a prefecture-level city in central Guangdong Province of South China.
Douala (Duala) is the largest city in Cameroon and its economic capital.
East Africa or Eastern Africa is the eastern region of the African continent, variably defined by geography.
Economic sanctions are commercial and financial penalties applied by one or more countries against a targeted country, group, or individual.
Eivind Drachmann Kolding (born 16 November 1959) is the former CEO of Maersk Line, the world's largest container shipping company.
El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador (República de El Salvador, literally "Republic of The Savior"), is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America.
Emma Mærsk is the first container ship in the E-class of eight owned by the A. P. Moller-Maersk Group.
Evergreen Marine Corporation, is a Taiwanese container transportation and shipping company headquartered in Luzhu District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.
The extraction of petroleum is the process by which usable petroleum is drawn out from beneath the earth's surface location.
føtex is a Danish chain of supermarkets.
The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
The flag state of a merchant vessel is the jurisdiction under whose laws the vessel is registered or licensed.
A floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit is a floating vessel used by the offshore oil and gas industry for the production and processing of hydrocarbons, and for the storage of oil.
Freedom of association encompasses both an individual's right to join or leave groups voluntarily, the right of the group to take collective action to pursue the interests of its members, and the right of an association to accept or decline membership based on certain criteria.
A freight forwarder, forwarder, or forwarding agent, also known as a non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC), is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or corporations to get goods from the manufacturer or producer to a market, customer or final point of distribution.
Gijón, or Xixón is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain.
Gothenburg (abbreviated Gbg; Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.
Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.
Haifa (חֵיפָה; حيفا) is the third-largest city in Israel – after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv– with a population of in.
A heptagram, septagram, septegram or septogram is a seven-point star drawn with seven straight strokes.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
Hydrocarbon exploration (or oil and gas exploration) is the search by petroleum geologists and geophysicists for hydrocarbon deposits beneath the Earth's surface, such as oil and natural gas.
An intermodal container is a large standardized shipping container, designed and built for intermodal freight transport, meaning these containers can be used across different modes of transport – from ship to rail to truck – without unloading and reloading their cargo.
Itajaí is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Santa Catarina.
A jackup rig or a self-elevating unit is a type of mobile platform that consists of a buoyant hull fitted with a number of movable legs, capable of raising its hull over the surface of the sea.
Jess Søderberg (born 12 October 1944 in Copenhagen) is a Danish businessman.
Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
is the sixth-largest city in Japan and the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture.
Labor rights or workers' rights are a group of legal rights and claimed human rights having to do with labor relations between workers and their employers, usually obtained under labor and employment law.
Laem Chabang (แหลมฉบัง) is a port city (thesaban nakhon) in Chonburi Province, Thailand.
Larak Island (also Lark Island) is an island off the coast of Iran in the Persian Gulf, which has been one of Iran's major oil export points since 1987.The narrowest part of the Strait of Hormuz at distance of lies between the island and the Omani-owned Quoin Island.
Lázaro Cárdenas (Spanish) is a port city that with its surrounding municipality is located in the southern part of the Mexican state of Michoacán.
Leif Höegh & Co is an international shipping company, founded in 1927 by Norwegian Leif Høegh (1896-1974).
Puerto Limón, commonly known as Limón (Spanish for "lemon"), is the capital city and main hub of Limón province, as well as of the cantón (county) of Limón in Costa Rica.
This list provides details of the world's top 50 liner shipping companies ranked in order of the twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) capacity of their fleet as at 1 May 2017.
The following is a list of notable companies in the petroleum industry that are engaged in petroleum exploration and production.
Logistics is generally the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Luanda, formerly named São Paulo da Assunção de Loanda, is the capital and largest city in Angola, and the country's most populous and important city, primary port and major industrial, cultural and urban centre.
A.P. Moller–Maersk Group (Danish: A.P. Møller–Mærsk A/S), also known as Maersk, is a Danish business conglomerate with activities in the transport, logistics and energy sectors.
Maersk Drilling is a drilling rig operator based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Maersk Triple E-class container ships comprise a family of very large container ships of more than 18,000 TEU.
The Maersk E class comprises eight 14,770 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) container ships.
Arnold Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller (13 July 1913 – 16 April 2012) was a Danish shipping magnate.
MV Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller is the lead ship of Maersk's Triple E class of container vessels.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.
Mombasa is a city on the coast of Kenya.
Monrovia is the capital city of the West African country of Liberia.
MV Tygra (formerly Maersk Alabama) is a container ship previously owned by Maersk Line Limited and operated by Waterman Steamship Corporation, now owned by Element Shipment SA of Piraeus.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
Netto is a Danish discount supermarket operating in Denmark, Germany, Poland, Sweden, and previously in the United Kingdom both as a stand alone venture until its sale in 2010 to Asda and via a joint venture with Sainsbury's between 2014 and 2016.
Norfolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Odense Steel Shipyard (Odense Staalskibsværft) was a Danish shipyard company located in Odense.
Onne is a port of Nigeria.
Paul Greengrass (born 13 August 1955) is an English film director, film producer, screenwriter and former journalist.
Peter Mærsk Møller (22 September 1836 – 9 February 1927) was a Danish sea captain and the father of Arnold Peter Møller, founder of the Maersk corporation, and grandfather of Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, who made Maersk the largest container ship operator and supply vessel operator in the world.
Pipavav is located at latitude 20°54'N and longitude 71°30'E on the coast of Gujarat, India.
Piracy off the coast of Somalia has been a threat to international shipping since the second phase of the Somali Civil War, around 2000, when foreign ships exploited the absence of an effective national coast guard by invading the fishing grounds and also dumping illegal waste that would further diminish the local catch.
Pointe-Noire (Ndindi) is the second largest city in the Republic of the Congo, following the capital of Brazzaville, and an autonomous department since 2004.
Port Elizabeth or The Bay (iBhayi; Die Baai) is one of the largest cities in South Africa; it is situated in the Eastern Cape Province, east of Cape Town.
Port Newark–Elizabeth Marine Terminal, a major component of the Port of New York and New Jersey, is the principal container ship facility for goods entering and leaving New York metropolitan area and the northeastern quadrant of North America.
The Port of Buenos Aires (Puerto de Buenos Aires) is the principal maritime port in Argentina.
The Port of Pecem is one of the two big ports in the state of Ceará, in Brazil.
The Port of Santos (in Portuguese: Porto de Santos) is located in the city of Santos, state of São Paulo, Brazil.
The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP, UN/Locode: MYTPP) is a container port located in Iskandar Puteri, Johor Bahru District, Johor, Malaysia, and is part of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, which holds a minority share in the joint venture.
Port Said (بورسعيد, the first syllable has its pronunciation from Arabic; unurbanized local pronunciation) is a city that lies in north east Egypt extending about along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, north of the Suez Canal, with an approximate population of 603,787 (2010).
The Poti Sea Port (ფოთის საზღვაო ნავსადგური, p’ot’is sazghvao navsadguri) is a major seaport and harbor off the eastern Black Sea coast at the mouth of the Rioni River in Poti, Georgia.
Puerto Quetzal is Guatemala's largest Pacific Ocean port.
Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.
Retail is the process of selling consumer goods or services to customers through multiple channels of distribution to earn a profit.
Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) ships are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo, such as cars, trucks, semi-trailer trucks, trailers, and railroad cars, that are driven on and off the ship on their own wheels or using a platform vehicle, such as a self-propelled modular transporter.
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.
Safmarine (Safmarine Container Lines N.V.) is an international shipping business offering container and break-bulk shipping services worldwide.
Salalah (صلالة transliterated Ṣalālah), is the capital and largest city of the southern Omani governorate of Dhofar.
Salling is a Danish retail chain that operates two department stores located in the Danish cities of Aarhus and Aalborg.
Salling Group A/S (formerly Dansk Supermarked A/S) is Denmark's largest retailer, with a market share of 34.9%.
San Antonio is a Chilean city, commune and the capital of the San Antonio Province in the Valparaíso Region.
The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.
Savona (Ligurian: Sann-a is a seaport and comune in the west part of the northern Italian region of Liguria, capital of the Province of Savona, in the Riviera di Ponente on the Mediterranean Sea. Savona used to be one of the chief seats of the Italian iron industry, having iron-works and foundries, shipbuilding, railway workshops, engineering shops, and a brass foundry. One of the most celebrated former inhabitants of Savona was the navigator Christopher Columbus, who farmed land in the area while chronicling his journeys. 'Columbus's house', a cottage situated in the Savona hills, lay between vegetable crops and fruit trees. It is one of several residences in Liguria associated with Columbus.
Søren Skou (born 20 August 1964) has been CEO of A.P. Moller-Maersk since June 2016.
SeaLand, a division of the Maersk Group, is an intra-regional container shipping company headquartered in Miramar, Florida with representation in 29 countries across the Americas.
Semi-submersible may refer to a self-propelled vessel, such as.
Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
A shipyard (also called a dockyard) is a place where ships are built and repaired.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
SS Laura was a 1875-built steamship owned by Peter Mærsk-Møller.
Star Air A/S is a Danish cargo airline and part of Danish business conglomerate Maersk.
A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is a type of steam powered vessel, typically ocean-faring and seaworthy, that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically drive (turn) propellers or paddlewheels.
The Strait of Hormuz (تنگه هرمز Tangeye Hormoz) is a strait between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
The Sudan or Sudan (السودان as-Sūdān) also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence and officially the Republic of the Sudan (جمهورية السودان Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa.
thumb The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez.
Svendborg is a town on the island of Funen in south-central Denmark, and the seat of Svendborg Municipality.
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States.
Tangier (طَنجة Ṭanjah; Berber: ⵟⴰⵏⴵⴰ Ṭanja; old Berber name: ⵜⵉⵏⴳⵉ Tingi; adapted to Latin: Tingis; Tanger; Tánger; also called Tangiers in English) is a major city in northwestern Morocco.
A tanker (or tank ship or tankship) is a ship designed to transport or store liquids or gases in bulk.
Tema is a city on the Bight of Benin and Atlantic coast of Ghana.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
Tianjin, formerly romanized as Tientsin, is a coastal metropolis in northern China and one of the four national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a total population of 15,469,500, and is also the world's 11th-most populous city proper.
Tinglev (Tingleff) is a town with a population of 2,729 (1 January 2014) in Aabenraa Municipality in Region of Southern Denmark on the Jutland peninsula in south Denmark.
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker.
A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.
Transport or transportation is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another.
The twenty-foot equivalent unit (often TEU or teu) is an inexact unit of cargo capacity often used to describe the capacity of container ships and container terminals.
Union busting is a range of activities undertaken to disrupt or prevent the formation of trade unions.
United Parcel Service (UPS) is an American multinational package delivery and supply chain management company.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The United States Navy's Sea, Air and Land Teams, commonly abbreviated as the Navy SEALs, are the U.S. Navy's primary special operations force and a component of the Naval Special Warfare Command.
USS Farragut (DDG-99) is an ''Arleigh Burke''-class destroyer in the United States Navy.
Valencia, officially València, on the east coast of Spain, is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 800,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre.
Vung Tau Port is a group of seaports, one of the sea transport hubs of Vietnam.
Wilhelmshaven (meaning William's Harbour) is a coastal town in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Xiamen, formerly romanized as Amoy, is a sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China, beside the Taiwan Strait.
, literally "Port to the side" or "Beside the port", is the second largest city in Japan by population, after Tokyo, and the most populous municipality of Japan.
Yucatán, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Yucatán (Estado Libre y Soberano de Yucatán), is one of the 31 states which, with Mexico City, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.
Zeebrugge (from: Brugge aan zee meaning "Bruges on Sea", Zeebruges) is a village on the coast of Belgium and a subdivision of Bruges, for which it is the modern port.
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