Maersk books record result for the first quarter of 2021

Maersk books a record profit for the first quarter of 2021. The result for the period almost amounts to last year's full-year result. "A.P. Moller-Maersk delivered an exceptionally strong performance in Q1 2021 with record profit for the quarter," says CEO Søren Skou.

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The world's largest container line, Maersk, got off to an exceptionally good start to 2021. The company books a record result, in which profit lands close to the result booked for 2020 as a whole.

Maersk exits the first quarter with a USD 2.7 billion profit. In comparison, the result came to USD 2.9 billion for full-year 2020, shows the company's interim report.

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