AP Moller Maersk is replacing Nils Andersen with Soren Skou as ceo of Maersk Group from the beginning of next month.

Eminent figures from across the shipping industry gathered in London’s Guildhall last night to honour the achievements of the past year and the distinguished careers of winners at the 28th Seatrade Awards.

Drama in container shipping continues this week with struggling Korean shipping line Hanjin Shipping applying for a creditorled restructuring plan on Friday.

As consolidation gathers pace in container shipping Hapag-Lloyd has confirmed it is merger talks with United Arab Shipping Co (UASC).

BW Pacific is aiming to raise at least $250m as it launches its initial public offering (IPO) on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

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