Maersk CEO acts on logistics issues in red-hot container market after US pressure

Maersk CEO Søren Skou steps up in an attempt to alleviate the fierce criticism voiced by shippers and, most recently, US regulators about the pronounced logistics issues in a currently red-hot container market. He has, among other things, met with the FMC, one of the fiercest critics.

The world's biggest container line, Maersk, headed by CEO Søren Skou, now takes steps to alleviate the growing criticism facing the company from shippers and most recently the US Federal Maritime Commission, FMC.

Skyrocketing freight rates, a growing shortage of containers and severe delays have in recent months been the consequences of a red-hot container market, in which Maersk and other major container lines have recorded booming profits.

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