Søren Skou counters tax criticism: Maersk is no parasite
In an opinion piece in Danish newspaper Politiken, Maersk’s CEO counters criticism posed by an associate professor at Copenhagen Business School, who criticized Maersk for parasitizing Danish society on account of the carrier’s modest tax payments via the country’s special tax scheme for shipping companies.
Maersk is not a parasite on Danish society, says the container shipping company’s CEO Søren Skou in response to criticism from associate professor at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) Christoph Houman Ellersgaard.
US Coast Guard accuses former Maersk captain of sexual harassment committed against a chief cook in 2021. The captain denies allegations but can lose his license, show legal documents. Maersk has already sided with chief cook.
Despite the recently implemented embargo, Russian oil can still end up in EU ports – for instance in mixed products from former Soviet states. EU regulation on the area is still unclear, say sanctions lawyers.