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VIDEO: Maersk CEO Soren Skou Lifts Profit Outlook

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BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 19, 2020 (Bloomberg) — The world’s largest container line may generate $1.5 billion more in operating profit this year than previously expected, as its business proves resilient to the Covid-19 crisis. A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S provided guidance for the first time since March, and painted a brighter picture of the future than investors and analysts had anticipated. Soren Skou, …

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BREAKING: Former Maersk COO Søren Toft joins MSC as new CEO

PortandTerminal.com, November 15, 2019 Former Maersk COO Soren Toft has landed the top job at 2M alliance partner MSC. It is not clear how a reorganisation at MSC will be handled. The current president and chief executive is Diego Aponte, the son of controlling shareholder Gianluigi Aponte. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND– Søren Toft will take over the position as CEO at Maersk’s …

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Maersk’s former COO asked to “pack his office and leave immediately”

PortandTerminal.com, November 12, 2019 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – In a surprise move yesterday, Maersk announced that its COO, Søren Toft, was leaving the company to “pursue other opportunities”. The Maersk statement was short on specifics except to say that Mr Toft’s departure was “effective immediately”. Earlier today, maritime industry publication ShippingWatch announced that during an interview they conducted with Mr. Toft …

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Maersk COO Søren Toft steps down effective immediately. Did he quit?

PortandTerminal.com, November 11, 2019 After overseeing the Hamburg Süd acquisition, Maersk chief operating officer Søren Toft is going to pursue outside opportunities. Søren Skou to pick up COO role until a replacement is found COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Maersk’s press release doesn’t reveal much about the sudden departure that was announced today of its COO, Søren Toft. The press release burbles …

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Maersk CEO Wants to Explain Free Trade to Trump

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August 15, 2019 by Bloomberg The chief executive officer of the world’s biggest shipping line says he’d like to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump to explain the merits of free trade. Soren Skou, the CEO of A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, delivered a set of quarterly results on Thursday that show his company has so far managed to ride out the trade war …

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THIS IS YOUR BRAIN: Maersk unveils bold new advertising campaign

PortandTerminal.com, July 18, 2019 “Who survives? The one who adapts, or the one who never changes?” Maersk unveils a bold new advertising campaign that outlines their vision for the future and the size of the transformation their CEO Søren Skou is planning for the company. COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Maersk has launched a bold, exciting new advertising campaign. The first video is …

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RECORD: Introducing the world’s largest container ship. Does it make sense?

PortandTerminal.com, July 5, 2019 The world’s largest containership has been delivered this week by South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries. Not everyone is convinced that bigger is better any longer when it comes to container ships. SEOUL – The 23,000 teu MSC Gülsün was delivered this week after its completion at the South Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries. The Gülsün is …

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Maersk CEO: “No intention of building larger ships”

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PortandTerminal.com, March 6, 2019 Long Beach, CA – Speaking yesterday at TPM, the giant container conference in Long Beach, Søren Skou, the CEO of AP Moller-Maersk, told delegates that he had no intention of building larger container ships. Skou said investments going forward would be elsewhere rather than on so-called megamaxes, a ship type he likened to Airbus’s A380 aircraft, …

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