Skou unfazed by criticism: "I think our customers are pleased we are doing well"

Maersk CEO Søren Skou rejects the notion that customers are paying for the earnings party the company is currently enjoying while rates are sky-high and fuel prices low. On the contrary, he thinks customers are pleased about how the company is doing.

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While earnings are skyrocketing at the world's biggest container line, Maersk, dissatisfaction is now spreading among several shippers and authorities, which have had to deal with higher prices, capacity shortages and delays.

Maersk's CEO, Søren Skou, does highlight the fact Maersk is currently experiencing strong tailwinds, but Skou also thinks that the upturn at Maersk is something that pleases the shipping line's customers.

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