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Media: Many security issues for Maersk in Rotterdam

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APM Terminals has been warned several times about its inadequate IT security at the Rotterdam terminals. Most recently in 2016, the port's management asked Maersk to deal with the problem, according to Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant, reports Danish media Berlingske Business.


BY KATRINE GRØNVALD RAUN
Published 10.07.17 at 15:49

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