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Does Maersk want to be the last man standing in offshore?

In an industry under severe pressure, Maersk Group's offshore carrier Maersk Supply Service is in a better position than many of its peers which are currently fighting to survive. But it's not necessarily ideal to be the last man standing, says one analyst.

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Vessels have been idled all over the place because oil companies are seeing reducing activity levels.

Small players are battling it out for crucial refinancing deals in the wake of major deficits and poor prospects of any market improvement. On the other hand, Maersk Supply Service delivered a profit of USD 117 million in 2015.

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