Tuesday, August 16

The Incredible Profits of Large Shipping Companies Amid the “Container Crisis”


  • Cecilia Barría
  • BBC News World

Maersk boat

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The Maersk shipping company had the most profitable period in its 117-year history.

The world’s largest shipping company, Danish Maersk, is making more money than ever.

Thanks to the escalation in the rental price of its containers, the firm recorded in the third quarter of the year the most profitable period in its 117-year history.

Earnings, before deducting taxes and interest, reached US $ 5.9 billion, while revenues reached US $ 16.6 billion.

The large shipping companies have turned out to be the big winners of the crisis of supply chains move goods around the world.


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