Maersk, ONE and MSC are losing market shares to other top-ten container carriers

Maersk, ONE, MSC and Yang Ming have lost market shares over the past four years relative to other large container carriers in top ten. Chinese Cosco has made the most progress, shows analysis from Sea-Intelligence.

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Competition among the top-ten global container carriers has increased in the past four years, with the world's largest carrier, Danish Maersk, and Japan's ONE, losing terrain to several other large carriers, shows analysis from Sea-Intelligence.

The analyst firm has looked at developments in market shares among the ten largest container carriers from April 2017 over January 2020, to and including April 2021.

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