A.P. Moller–Maersk Group is a Danish business conglomerate with activities in the transport and logistics and energy sectors. Maersk has been the largest container ship and supply vessel operator in the world since 1996. The company is based in Copenhagen, Denmark with subsidiaries and offices across 130 countries and around 88,000 employees. In September 2016, Maersk Group announced splitting into two separate divisions: transport & logistics and energy.