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APM Terminals

APM Terminals
Company nameAPM Terminals
Company typePrivate
IndustryContainer terminals
Port management
HeadquartersThe Hague, Netherlands
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleKim Fejfer (CEO)
RevenueUS$4.2 billion (2010)
Owner(s)A.P. Moller-Maersk Group.
Employees24,000 (2011)

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APM Terminals is an international container terminal operating company headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands. It is one of the world's leading port and terminal operators as well as providing cargo support and container Inland Services, and is the largest port and terminal operating company in terms of overall geographic scope offering a Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network of 61 port facilities in 33 countries on five continents, as well as Inland Services providing container transportation, management, maintenance and repair at 132 locations in 48 countries.

In the First Half of 2011 APM Terminals earned revenue of $US2.212 billion, representing an increase of 6% over the same period the year prior. Container throughput (weighted by equity share) rose by 8%, adjusted for discontinued operations, to 16.2 million TEUs, reflecting the growth in the overall global container market. During the first six months of 2011 APM Terminals' marine portfolio began operations at the Freeport of Monrovia, Liberia, Cai Mep International Terminal, part of the Vũng Tàu Port complex near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Callao, Peru. APM Terminals also announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in the Poti Sea Port, on the Republic of Georgia's Black Sea Coast, and was awarded concessions to develop and operate the new Moin Container Terminal at Puerto Limón on Costa Rica's Atlantic Coast.

In 2010 APM Terminals’ Global Terminal Network's container handling volume increased by 7%, (adjusted for discontinued operations) to a throughput of (based on equity share). APM Terminals' global market share in is approximtately 6% of all containerized port traffic. Revenue for 2010 grew to $US4.2 billion while the segment result improved to $US793 million. The results were positively affected by divestment of an ownership interest in Sigma Enterprises Ltd., which owned a share in the Yantian container facility, at a gain

of USD $423 million before tax and negatively affected by impairment losses and provisions made for restructuring of inland activities, and other one-time entries. Excluding these amounts, profit for 2010 was USD $492 million as compared with USD $431 million for 2009, with Cash flow from operating activities USD $845 million Return on capital (ROIC) was 16.0%, up from 10.0% in the preceding year.

APM Terminals remains an industry leader in the areas of Safety and Sustainability, and was awarded the Safety at Sea International (SASI) Award in the category of Management and Operations in 2010, and recorded a reduction of 16.3% in CO2 emissions per crane lift during 2010 compared with 2009.

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