Maersk Container Tracking

Track up to 20 Maersk container shipments for free

What are the best tools for Maersk track and trace?

When it comes to Maersk container tracking, you have options ranging from using spreadsheets from your freight forwarder to manually checking Maersk's online cargo tracking portal, or leveraging unified visibility solutions for real-time supply chain insights.

Dependence solely on spreadsheets or carrier-specific portals may impede efficient management of shipments or handling of disruptions across different carriers and forwarders. Beacon’s cargo tracking solution, on the other hand, consolidates all shipment information into a single platform, enabling customized notifications for exceptions, detailed analysis of tracking milestones, and optimization of lead times to enhance overall supply chain performance.

About Maersk

Maersk, a global shipping conglomerate, was founded in 1904 by A.P. Moller in Denmark. Maersk has grown to become one of the largest container shipping companies in the world, playing a pivotal role in international trade and logistics. Today, Maersk is a publicly traded company listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, with the Moller family still holding significant ownership through A.P. Moller Holding.

Maersk Cargo Tracking FAQs

What is the Maersk SCAC code?

The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC code) for Maersk is "MAEU."

What Maersk tracking milestones does Beacon provide?

Beacon provides a wide range of container tracking information for Maersk shipments. Key milestones include: Gate in Full, Loaded at POL, Departure from POL, Arrival at POD, Discharged at POD and Gate out Full. Estimated dates and times are available for container arrivals and departures. Additional milestones allow you to track transshipments through intermediary ports. Information about the ports your containers are traveling to and vessels they are on are also available. 

Who owns Maersk?

A.P. Moller-Maersk is a publicly traded company. The Moller family via the A.P. Moller Foundation remains the largest shareholder.  

How many ships does Maersk have?

As of 2024, Maersk reports a fleet comprised of approximately 740 vessels.

Where can I find the tracking number for my Maersk shipment?

To find the tracking number for your Maersk shipment, check the shipping documents provided by the shipper, Maersk or your freight forwarder, such as the bill of lading, booking confirmation, or shipping receipt.