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Maersk's German acquisition triggers fierce competition on South America

Competition on the routes between the Far East and South America will intensify for liner companies by April this year, and Maersk's purchase of Hamburg Süd has triggered a large-scale update of the services covering the trade.

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Liner companies are preparing for battle on the routes between the Far East and South America, a trade dominated by the lucrative reefer cargoes.

Competition on the routes between the Far East and South America will intensify in April, as Maersk's acquisition of Hamburg Süd has triggered a comprehensive update of the routes covering this string.

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