Hapag-Lloyd expects strong earnings growth in first quarter

German container line Hapag-Lloyd expects to see a significant improvement in earnings in the first three months of the year. The 2021 results are expected to be "significantly higher" than in previous years.

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The red-hot container market is expected to significantly boost Hapag-Lloyd's results for the first quarter as well as 2021 as a whole.

From the outset of the year, the German container line thus looks ahead to extraordinarily strong demand and high rates, both of which are expected to result in significant earnings growth.

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