Type
Internal restructuring
Country
Denmark
Region
KĂžbenhavn og Frederiksberg kommuner;
Location of affected unit(s)
Copenhagen
Sector
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Water Transport
50 - Water transport

250 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
1 June 2012
Employment effect (start)
1 June 2012
Foreseen end date

Description

Danish ship owner and operator A.P. Moller-Maersk is to cut 400 jobs worldwide in its large container ship company, Maersk Line. 250 jobs will be shed at the headquarters in Copenhagen, where currently 2,200 people are employed.

According to the management the redundancies should be seen as a way of streamlining business operations and improve competitiveness. In total Mersk Line has 25,000 employees.


Sources

  • 1 June 2012: Borsen.dk

Citation

Eurofound (2012), Maersk Line, Internal restructuring in Denmark, factsheet number 73716, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/73716.