I have been fortunate to see the world. Now my new favorite journey is from Malmö to Copenhagen – from home to Esplanaden 50, Maersk Headquarters. Maersk has a purpose I believe in, values I genuinely share and we have a strategy to change the world to serve our customers better. Who can ask …

The best band in the world, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band began their first tour since 2017 on Wednesday night (Feb 1). There have been Broadway Shows, podcasts and talkshows, but if the opener to the group’s 2023 Tour is any indication, story time is over: The Boss is back, and he …

Three years after leaving the union, Britain and the European Union there is a deal on the table that could help end post-Brexit wrangling over Northern Ireland. According to Reuters the EU has accepted a plan that would avoid the need for routine checks on products going into Northern Ireland, the newspaper reported on …

The Corruption Perceptions Index is an index feom Transparency International that shows how corrupt certain countries are. The COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis and growing security threats across the globe are fuelling a new wave of uncertainty. In an already unstable world, countries failing to address their corruption problems worsen the effects. They also …

Second Day of Maersk Global Leadership Conference ’23 (GLC) has come to an end. A lot of focus on our Integrator Strategy 2030, the ’flywheel of the strategy’, our differentiators – and how we build solutions together with our customers going forward, end-to-end, All The Way. We are on our way with a long …

Denmark won the IHF Handball World Championship 2023 in Sweden/Poland. It was the third time in a row that Denmark won the World Cup, this time besting France in the final 34-29. Spain beat Sweden 39-36 to win the bronze medal. This is the standings in relation to all player world championships: All-Star-Team, World …

Today started the Maersk Global Leadership Conference 2023 (GLC ’23). Our new CEO Vincent Clerc outlined the next steps – strategy 2030 – of our exciting journey to become a global integrator of trade. It is now about acceleration of delivery. Most importanly we listened carefully to Customers, giving us invaluable feed-back how we …

I am looking forward to connect with colleagues, partners and friends at A.P. Moller – Maersk Global Leadership Conference 2023. This event is timely since we are just about to take the next steps on pur exciting journey, re-organizing for the future. GLC is a great opportunity to meet and learn from our customers, …

At Maersk, we are constantly looking for ways to bring ease, agility, and resilience to your supply chain by expanding our offering and integrating options for you to choose from. We realize that our current brand structure doesn’t reflect the way you, our customer, have your supply chain structured, and the need you have …

Today I finally got a chance to see the exhibition ’The Mystery of Banksy – A Genious Mind’ . The exhibition is for the moment in my home town Malmö. It is the first time it is in Sweden. It is no secret to anybody that I am great fan of Street Art. The …

It is only three days until the best performer of our lifetime opens his world tour. On Feb. 1, Tampa will be the first American City to welcome Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band on its 2023 American tour. For non-Springsteen fans, the question is often asked: What is the big deal with …

The United States yesterdayjoined customs administrations around the world to celebrate International Customs Day and the founding of the Wiröd Customs Organization, the only intergovernmental organization dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of customs administrations worldwide. In the spirit of this important day, Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Troy A Miller formally …

From Amazon’s Echo to an assembly line in China, the work behind the scenes is on display at the Museum of Modern Art. At a small gallery tucked behind the cavernous atrium at the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown Manhattan on a recent day, visitors lingered before a sprawling work, a series of …

Today we are celebrating International Customs Day! The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation asked me to write a blogpost on the topic for this specific day. In a world of change and increasing instability, what role does Customs play in meeting the trade challenges of the future? A.P. Moller – Maersk’s Lars Karlsson explains …

Today we celebrate International Customs Day 2023 & the millions of people that keeps our borders open, safe & secure. 24/7, 365 days a year. Happy International Customs Day! See you at the borders.

Business Insider has presented the top 10 African countries with the highest economic prospects for 2023. report is courtesy of the World Bank’s recently updated Global Economic Prospect report. A number of economic challenges in 2022, including a weakened external demand, high inflation rates, and tightening global financial conditions brought about a decline to …

Having read Michel Barniers book and having been involved in the process – it is always interesting to read more about what happened behind closed doors in Brussel during the Brexit negotiations? Tomorrow there is a possibility to attend the exclusive book launch of Stefaan De Rynck, a close aide of Michel Barnier, to …

Delivering the 18th edition of UNCTAD’s Raúl Prebisch Lecture, he called for developing countries to be at the centre of solutions to the crisis. Colombia’s Minister of Finance and Public Credit, José Antonio Ocampo, has called for urgent policy actions to tackle the economic dimensions of the current cascade of global crises. Mr. Ocampo …

Daily communication work at Maersk HQ, Esplanaden 50, in Copenhagen today. ”Customs has never been more important than now – but it will be more important tomorrow”

The new entry/exit system will mean that arrivals from outside the EU must have fingerprints scanned and a photograph taken. Holidaymakers heading to Europe this summer will be spared having their fingerprints registered and picture taken, significantly reducing border queues. The European Union has postponed the launch of its new entry/exit system (EES), which …