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Seafarers under threat: 2 bulk carriers detained by Russian forces

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine takes a toll on merchant ships, there is a rising concern for the safety of thousands of seafarers, both at sea and shore. The Ukrainian government has stated that two vessels were seized yesterday in Romanian seas near Snake Island, heading towards the Crimean peninsula, in addition to the three ships being struck by the Russian military in the Black Sea.

Robert Uggla to take over as chair at Maersk

Robert Maersk Uggla, 43, is to take over Chair of the Board of AP Moller–Maersk as Jim Hagemann Snabe stands down. Robert Mærsk Uggla is the great-great-grandson of Peter Mærsk Møller, who founded the company 118 years ago.