Today’s Date: Birth of Maersk

Nanna Østerby
April 16th, 2016

This article is more than 8 years old.

One of the biggest shipping companies around

Overshadowed every single year since the birth of the queen on this day in 1940, just days into the German Occupation, April 16 marks the 112th anniversary of the foundation of AP Møller Maersk.

Remarkably they’ve only had three chairmen: founder Arnold Peter Møller lived until he was 88 and his son, Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller, until he was 98. (NØ)


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