July 25 - Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) - the US-flag arm of Maersk Line - has appointed William (Bill) Woodhour as its new president, with effect from July 1.

Woodhour, who spent the last several years serving as vice president of Maersk Line in Copenhagen, has also held a number of positions in sales, marketing and line management at Maersk in New Jersey, USA.

He takes over from Russ Bruner, who will remain with the company until full responsibility is handed over to Woodhour later this year.