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The nine largest container carriers tripled earnings in 2020

Maersk and eight other container carriers tripled their earnings last year to USD 15.1 billion compared to the previous year, writes Alphaliner.

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The world's nine largest container carriers, including Maersk, the world's largest, recorded a total operating profit in 2020 that is three times larger than the year before, writes Alphaliner in an analysis.

According to the analyst firm's analysis, the container carriers' total earnings came out to USD 15.1 billion in 2020 against USD 4.8 billion the year before.

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