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Maersk expects volume drop over coming weeks

Maersk informs its customers in a letter that freight volumes will decline in the coming weeks, and that the shipping line is preparing for its network "to match reduced demand." Sailings between Asia and Europe have been canceled.

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Maersk is preparing for freight volumes to drop over the coming weeks as a result of the economic downturn created by the coronavirus, Maersk writes in a letter to its customers that ShippingWatch has read.

At the same time, the letter confirms that the company expects lower demand for freighting goods in the coming weeks.

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