Hapag-Lloyd more than doubled its bottom line

German container carrier Hapag-Lloyd more than doubled its bottom line in the third quarter compared to the same period last year. "We remain cautiously optimistic for the rest of the year," says CEO Rolf Habben Jansen.

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Hapag-Lloyd reports improvements in revenue, operation and bottom line in a third quarter where the liner company, according to CEO Rolf Habben Jansen, noted positive developments.

Revenue grew to EUR 3 billion in the third quarter from EUR 2.8 billion in the same period last year, while the group's net result more than doubled to a profit of EUR 113.4 million against a profit of EUR 51.8 million in the same period last year, shows the Hamburg-based company's interim report.

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