EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

A. P. Møller-Mærsk

A. P. Møller-Mærsk

Geographic Location

Country: Denmark
Region: København og Frederiksberg kommuner
Location of affected unit(s): Copenhagen


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
50 - Water transport
Number Employed: 830
Group: A. P. Moller-Maersk Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-01-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 31-01-2009
Direct Dismissals: 100

Additional Information

The large Danish shipowner A. P. Møller-Maersk has announced that it is to cut 100 jobs at the headquarters in Copenhagen as part of a restructuring plan. Maersk will split the headquarters into two units, a Corporate Centre and Service functions. The reorganisation will be completed by the end of January 2009 and it is expected that 730 employees will remain at the headquarters. During the next weeks the management and the empoyees' representatives will discuss a plan for the redundancies including possible compensations.