Maersk Tankers CEO has been cutting to the bone: "We've had to learn to stand on our own"

2019 saw long-awaited positive figures at the world's largest product tanker carrier, Maersk Tankers, which has been revitalized after being sold off to the Mærsk family's holding company.

Christian M. Ingerslev, CEO at Maersk Tankers. Photo: PR-FOTO

There are significantly fewer employees. The view has changed from a canal to a raw factory locale. On top of that, Maersk Tankers has compromised on the quality of certain products.

For the past two years, the tanker shipping line has been cutting costs to the bone and adapting to its new life as an independent company without being part of conglomerate A.P. Møller-Maersk and its comfortable embrace. In light of two years with stinging deficits, this has been quite necessary.

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