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Søren Skou: Unsatisfactory result for Maersk's Ocean segment in Q1

Maersk's Ocean segment, which covers Maersk Line, Hamburg Süd and a series of port terminals, delivered an operating profit of USD 492 million in the first quarter. Results unsatisfactory on the short term, says CEO Søren Skou.

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Maersk's container business, the Ocean business unit, reports an operating profit (EBITDA) of USD 492 million in the first quarter quarter of the year, shows the Maersk Group interim report Thursday.

In the same period last year, the Ocean unit, which in Maersk's new corporate structure covers Maersk Line, Hamburg Süd and eight port terminals from APM Terminals, delivered an operating profit of USD 484 million.

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