Maersk announces new Asia-Europe increase

Once again, Maersk Line is looking to increase its rates from Asia to Europe. The new increase will take place only a month after the latest significant rate increase, the news agency Reuters reports.

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According to the news agency Reuters, Maersk Line is looking to increase rates by USD 500 effective 15 April.

Maersk Line and its competitors see their rates being under pressure caused by a weak demand and overcapacity in the market. Carriers have pulled capacity and in the past year they have regularly carried out significant general rate increases on the route.

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