Maersk Group's new core business unit Maersk Ocean is off to a strong start in terms of revenue, which shows a solid increase – but as for the result, the container business falls in line with the unsatisfactory results seen from competitors, according to the Danish conglomerate's interim report, published Friday.
Maersk Ocean's revenue grew to USD 6.9 billion in the second quarter from USD 5.5 billion in the same quarter 2017, while the operating profit (EBIDTA) fell to USD 674 million against USD 876 million last year.
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