Three years after launching, Maersk Decom is starting to see a shift happening in the market for decommissioning used oil rigs. A new calculator will help the company attract more customers and make the industry more transparent, CCO says to ShippingWatch.
In retrospect, Maersk Supply Service and its CEO would have done many things differently before the spectacular shipwreck in 2016. The carrier has now been fined by Danish police, and the CEO takes full responsibility for similar events not happening again, he tells ShippingWatch.
After a multiple-year investigation, Danish police has now reached a decision in the case pertaining to two supply vessels that sank off the coast of France in December 2016. Maersk Supply Service is fined USD 24,000.
At Maersk Supply Service, only three percent of seafarers are female. The company wants to ensure that women never find themselves alone in a male-dominated environment and will deploy women in pairs, head of crew management tells ShippingWatch.
The interest in getting a slice of the wind market, which is expected to grow by 15 percent per year ahead to 2030, now has both old acquaintances and brand new players within offshore and dry bulk jumping to get in on the action. Maersk, Scorpio and Arne Blystad's OHT are just three among many.
Offshore carrier Maersk Supply Service, currently strained by a tight oil market, sees a growing part of its business coming from offshore wind in coming years. "We're strongly positioned for this market," managing director of offshore renewables tells ShippingWatch.
Maersk injected USD 700 million into its offshore ship operator Maersk Supply Service, which has operated with large deficits in recent years. Maersk had to call off a planned sale of the company last year as it was unable to find a buyer.
In the wake of the oil price collapsing, Maersk Supply Service has booked significant impairments on its assets. The carrier, which is the last part of Maersk's oil industry activities, advanced on both top and bottom lines in 2019.
A video documents the crucial hours leading to two Maersk Supply Service ships sinking in late December 2016. Danish media Radio24Syv and ShippingWatch have come into possession of the recordings, which can be viewed here.
Police have concluded their investigation of two shiprecked Maersk vessels that sank in December 2016. The case has now landed at the Danish Prosecution Service, which will decide whether to file charges against Maersk Supply Service.
Several observers have wondered why the Mærsk family did not step in and buy Maersk Supply Service, as was the case with Maersk Tankers. Speaking to ShippingWatch, heir Robert Mærsk Uggla sheds light on why that was not the case this time.
The transformation of A.P. Møller-Maersk and the offloading of oil-related assets did not go as management had hoped and planned. The Mærsk-family informs ShippingWatch that it backs the decision to retain Maersk Supply Service.
One in five supply ships are laid up and have been so for a long time in an industry where Maersk is looking to get rid of Maersk Supply Service, and the large-scale merger Solstad Offshore is working to settle comprehensive restructuring plan. The market remains "very difficult," a shipowner tells ShippingWatch.
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