• National Security
    Our participation in the Maritime Security Program (MSP) ensures
    that our assets are always available to support U.S. government needs.
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  • U.S. Flag Transportation Services
    Our newly modernized fleet and global intermodal capability
    ensures safe, on-time delivery of cargo.
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Securing Your Goods Under the Leading US Flag Fleet

Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) supports military, government and humanitarian missions through the transport of cargo on our containerships and tankers. We also offer roll-on/ roll-off vessels through our affiliate Farrell Lines. Our customers rely on our unparalleled experience, maritime expertise and global intermodal capability to ensure safe, on-time delivery of their cargoes.

Our participation in the Maritime Security Program (MSP) and Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA) ensures that MLL assets afloat and ashore are always available to support U.S. government needs. We have shown our commitment to those programs by modernizing our fleet. Our performance (on-time delivery, good order and condition) with U.S. military cargo shipments has been consistently rewarded with an Alpha carrier status with the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM).

  • Largest employer of American Mariners

    We are committed to retaining top talent and carrying forward the proud history of the U.S. Merchant Marine.

  • Extraordinary Diversity of Ships In Our Fleet

    Container ships, Roll On/ Roll Off, and tanker vessels, MLL has the largest and most diverse U.S. flag commercial fleet in international trades.

  • Substantial Investment in Upgrading Our U.S. Fleet

    Maersk Line, Limited spent well over one billion dollars making substantial upgrades to our US Flag Fleet to better meet the needs of commercial and military clients.

  • Unparalleled Fleet Management

    Maersk Line, Limited currently operates, manages and maintains 22 ships for the U.S. government in preposition and surge sealift capacities.

Global Challenges: American Ingenuity

Decades of Experience Steering Your Success

As individuals and community members, we feel a responsibility to nurture the relationship between our lives and our work. MLL’s internal support network and community outreach plan allows our people to live the values.

  • Workplace Satisfaction: MLL supports career development through financial support for education and training and encourages social involvement through activities and corporate sponsorship.
  • Diversity: To ensure a mix of talents and backgrounds, MLL reaches out to military transition groups. Women on the Water, top tech and maritime universities and our local urban league.
  • Community Outreach: MLL has identified five core areas of giving including reaching out to military families, community service and the arts, humanitarian needs, marine conservation, and education.
  • Continual Improvements: MLL colleagues are trained in Lean Six Sigma methodology which hones processing skills. MLL’s goal is to maintain a workforce in which 5-10% hold green or black belts.
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Unwavering Investment in the Future

Ensuring the safety of our crews, reducing emissions, conducting business honestly,
collaborating with partners and using data to improve are all the right things to do.

Sustainable Shipping
U.S. Flag Transportation Services

Why Choose Maersk Line, Limited?

Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) is an American company, headquartered in Norfolk, Va., that provides U.S. flag transportation, ship management and maritime technical services to government and commercial customers. As a business within Maersk Group, MLL uniquely combines unparalleled experience, maritime expertise and global intermodal capability.

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