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Around one in two Maersk ships arrive late – now Søren Skou wants to correct course

Bottlenecks in the container sector mean that Maersk's ships are having "big problems" in terms of arriving on time, acknowledges CEO Søren Skou. The CEO has set an ambitious target for schedule reliability already this year.

Maersk will use the time after the Chinese New Year to improve reliability for its ships, said CEO Søren Skou on Wednesday. | Photo: Nanna Navntoft/Politiken/Ritzau Scanpix

A.P. Moeller-Maersk is having "big problems" complying with its sailing plans and reaching ports on schedule at a time of massive bottlenecks in the container sector, said CEO Søren Skou at a press conference Wednesday following publication of the shipping line's annual report.

A situation that will hopefully improve significantly and soon.

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