Søren Skou (left) and Vincent Clerc (right). Source: Maersk website

Change at the top of the Danish shipowning group ‘Ap Møller Mærsk‘: as of 1 January, Søren Skou, current president and CEO, will hand over the baton to Vincent Clerc, currently CEO of the group’s ‘Ocean & Logistics’ division. Skou has been CEO of the Maersk Group since 2016 and has worked for the shipping company for almost 40 years. The company has performed very well in recent years: it is financially sound and has a strategic global integration plan bound to guide Maersk for many years to come. In October, the Danish shipping group ordered six more large container ships with dual diesel-green diesel-methanol power: they will have a nominal capacity of around 17.000 TEU, are all scheduled for delivery in 2025 and will sail under the Danish flag. This brings to 19 the number of dual-fuelled container ships ordered by Maersk, capable of sailing with both conventional bunker and green methanol, produced without emitting greenhouse gases. Read more on Maersk.com