Maersk doubles number of ships under Singapore flag

Today, Maersk operates 120 ships under Singapore flag. This is a doubling in three years and Maersk is without a doubt the biggest shipping company in the small South East Asian republic.

In only a few years, Maersk has doubled the number of ships sailing under a Singapore flag. Today, Maersk operates 120 ships including a few rigs in the Singapore Registry of Ships, Rene Piil Pedersen, Head of Public Affairs at Maersk Singapore, informs ShippingWatch. The group only operated 50 ships under Singapore flag in 2008.

By comparison, Maersk has 170 ships registered in the DIS (the Danish International Shipping Register) out of a total fleet of 1,000 ships plus 20 newbuildings soon to come.

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