Hemmingsen: Divestment is a relatively quick transaction
For Denmark as well as for Maersk Group, the divestment of Maersk Oil to Total was the right solution, says the CEO of the Energy division Claus Hemmingsen to ShippingWatch. There were many inherent uncertainties in a listing, he says.
Hafnia, Torm, Norden and Scorpio Tankers have seen big profits this year in a strong tanker market, which has been highly affected by Russia’s war in Ukraine. The carriers are now sending record-high dividends out to stakeholders.
Demand on the majority of busy container routes is now at its lowest level in three years, an influential analyst bureau reports, saying volumes may continue to plummet beyond the Chinese New Year in February.