Biden emphasizes the need to open competition in the shipping industry

The US economy must be built from the bottom, says President Joe Biden, who, among other things, will impose stricter requirements on the container industry. A complex task that must be solved through partnerships, says Maersk.

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The US society is based on open and fair competition, said President Joe Biden, before signing an executive order which imposes stricter requirements on the container industry.

Job Biden calls on the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to take major action to protect US container shipping companies from soaring freight rates.

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