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Chairman: Maersk has developed 15 digital prototypes

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Maersk has developed 15 digital prototypes, says Maersk's departing chairman Michael Pram Rasmussen at the Maersk General Assembly in Copenhagen on Tuesday. He also expresses "pride" at the work being done by Maersk at shipbreaking facilities in India.


BY RITZAU FINANS | SHIPPINGWATCH
Published 28.03.17 at 15:47

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First time since high school without a Maersk business card

Tim Wickmann, CEO, MCC Transport.jpg Container:

CEO Tim Wickmann has been with Maersk since he left high school 27 years ago. As such, his departure from Singapore-based MCC is more than a mere job change, he tells ShippingWatch.

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