Maersk Line, which is exclusively represented locally by Thomas Smith Group, is the core liner shipping activity of the A.P. Moller, Maersk Group, and the leading container shipping company in the world.

Thomas Smith Shipping was appointed the exclusive local agent for Maersk Line in 2009;  its intra-regional shipping company, Sealand; as well as its South African container and breakbulk service, Safmarine.  Maersk Line, Sealand and Safmarine are part of A.P. Moller–Maersk Group.

Thomas Smith, via the Maersk Group lines, offers direct services to the Far East; Europe including the UK, Spain, Italy, Holland, Belgium, Netherlands, and Greece; Middle East; Libya; Tunisia; as well as a unique direct service to the local market, from Central America.

Maersk Line is renowned internationally not solely for being the most secure and reliable container shipping company, but also the most environmentally friendly.

The Maersk Line fleet comprises more than 600 vessels and a number of containers corresponding to more than 3,800,000 TEU, thus ensuring a reliable and comprehensive coverage worldwide.


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