Corporate Overview

Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) is an American company, headquartered in Virginia with offices in Norfolk and Reston, that provides U.S. flag transportation and ship management to government and commercial customers. As a business within Maersk Group, MLL combines experience, maritime expertise and global intermodal capability. In 1983, MLL won its first government contract to convert and operate five military prepositioning ships. Since then, we have managed and operated over 110 vessels of varying types and sizes. With the largest U.S. flag fleet in commercial service, we employ approximately 3,500 U.S. mariners annually and work with all the major U.S. maritime unions.

Our scope of services encompasses:

U.S. Flag Transportation Services

us flag transportation servicesWe offer flexible and reliable end-to-end distribution for U.S. government cargo, from military sustainment and humanitarian aid to complex unit moves and assorted breakbulk items.


U.S. Marine Management Inc.

ship management and charteringMLL operates noncombatant ships for the U.S. government and charters a fleet of tankers to deliver a wide range of government and commercial cargoes around the world at competitive prices.


Farrell Lines, a subsidiary of MLL, offers roll-on/roll-off shipping services to the U.S. military. Farrell Lines operates pure car/truck carriers under U.S. flag to meet worldwide distribution requirements of the armed forces.

Through the years, we have provided superior service to our country and our customers. MLL is committed to U.S. service members, the U.S. Merchant Marine and the maritime industry. Our efforts are guided by our corporate values, including continuous improvement and environmental stewardship. We seek every day to build greater confidence in our maritime and transportation services and strengthen our partnership with our customers.