Maersk estimated to have war chest in the range of USD 30 billion

The funds will not be used for more vessels, but what then is Maersk planning to spend the estimated USD 30 billion in its war chest on following the announcement that the full-year result in 2021 will be significantly higher than what was expected just a couple of months ago?

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Maersk has slowly but surely added upwards of USD 30 billion to its war chest, which represents funds that the company can decide to spend on investments or acquisitions of new companies.

Estimates of the swelling spoils stem from the international investment bank Jefferies, which only just managed to project an annual result of USD 20 billion for the Danish shipping conglomerate last night, before Maersk came out to report that it could very well end up with a result of USD 19.5 billion.

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