Clarksons: Maersk headed for improved operating profit in 2020 despite coronavirus

Even though the coronavirus crisis has had a significant impact on the container sector, Maersk could deliver a stronger operating profit in 2020 compared to last year, projects Clarksons Platou.

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A.P. Moeller-Maersk is headed for an even higher operating profit in 2020 compared to last year.

In a year in which the coronavirus has taken most of the attention and reduced demand for container freight, broker Clarksons Platou still sees solid potential for improved earnings from the world's largest container shipping line.

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