APM Terminals is part of the Danish AP Møller-Maersk. The De shipping company Maersk Line, a sistercompany to APM Terminals emerged from the takover of P&O Nedlloyd by Maersk Sealand. With a market share of 18% is is the biggest company worldwide in seatransport of containers.

APM Terminals is the third largest company in seatransport of containers. It has a container terminal on the first Maasvlakte. This terminal is mainly used for handling containers shipped by sistercompany Maersk Line.