Maersk appoints chief technology officer as new member of Executive Board
Maersk is expanding its senior management team and welcoming Chief Technology & Information Officer Navneet Kapoor to the group’s Executive Board, a clear sign of the increased significance of technology for the company going forward, states Maersk CEO Søren Skou.
Nine unions representing Argentine port workers have announced a 24-hour strike in protest against the lack of access to coronavirus vaccines. The strike takes place amidst a new coronavirus outbreak in the country, which is a major dry bulk exporter.
Hapag-Lloyd and ONE continues to absent on the digital platform Tradelens even though they announced they would join two years ago. "We are hopeful that they will be joining very soon," says Head of Tradelens Mike White. Hapag-Lloyd expects to make a decision soon.
Maersk and IBM's digital venture Tradelens has teamed up with a state-owned Chinese company to commence a roll-out in China and to attract importers and exporters. China is a vital market for the platform, which is expected to deliver revenue growth this year.