The A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, is an international business consortium involved in a variety of business sectors, primarily transportation. The company is more commonly known simply as Maersk and is most well known for its large shipping business. Maersk is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, but also has offices in more than 100 countries worldwide.
The Maersk Fleet comprises more than 250 vessels with a total deadweight of about 12,000,000 tons and includes container vessels, tankers, car carriers, supply ships, special vessels and drilling rigs.
Maersk is also engaged in exploration for and production of oil and gas, shipbuilding, aviation, industry, supermarkets (the Dansk Supermarked Group) and IT services.
The group had revenues of about 157,112 million DKK in 2003 (21,138 million Euros). It is listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange (KFX).
The A.P. Moller-Maersk Group originates from the shipping company founded by sea captain Peter Mærsk Møller and his son Arnold Peter Møller in Svendborg in 1904.
Many aspects of career development apply to most jobs in a global organisation like A.P. Moller - Maersk, such as the acquisition of knowledge and skills and new ways of working that enable employees to take on exciting, new tasks.
A.P. Moller - Maersk is keen to maintain and develop an exciting and challenging working environment for all our employees wherever we operate.
A.P. Moller - Maersk employees should have the opportunity to learn throughout their entire careers, since investment in their development and training is crucial if the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group is to meet future challenges.
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