Maersk Line denies conclusion: Our market share remains the same

Maersk Line disagrees with the conclusion drawn by analyst firm Alphaliner that the carrier is losing terrain globally. "We are using our tonnage better," says COO Søren Toft to ShippingWatch.

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While the rivals have seized market share, Maersk Line lost ground globally. The carrier's share of the total container market measured by capacity declined by 1.5 percentage points over the past year after the acquisition of Hamburg Süd in December 2017.

This was the conclusion in a headline from Alphaliner recently.

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