When companies are integrated, or parts of them are placed under each other, dual functions will usually emerge in positions within finance, IT and HR. This is also where Maersk's next efficiency measures will focus on.
Japanese liner company Ocean Network Express now downgrades its expectations for the rest of the year. Where the company previously expected a profit, it now looks set to book a major deficit for the full year.
German shipping banks no longer represent a significant risk for the overall German banking sector, says Moody's. The banks have significantly reduced their exposure to non-performing loans in shipping.