"I am struggling to see why the forecast should be down"

While Maersk CEO Søren Skou does not "understand why anyone is super optimistic about 2019," Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen is struggling to understand why expectations for growth in container shipping should "be down or deviate from what the experts say," says Habben Jansen in an interview with ShippingWatch.

Rolf Habben-Jansen, CEO i Hapag-Lloyd. | Photo: PR-foto/Hapag-Lloyd

Rolf Habben Jansen and Søren Skou far from agree on what the growth in 2019 will look like.

This is more than clear by now, after the two shipping lines and the two chief executives have offered their views on growth in their annual reports as well as in comments.

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