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Hapag-Lloyd upgrades its full-year forecast

Hapag-Lloyd upgrades its full-year forecast for 2021, as the container carrier's operating result increased by close to USD 3 billion in the first half of the year, according to preliminary figures released Friday.

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Hapag-Lloyd anticipates a surge of close to USD 3 billon for its operating result (EBITDA) in the first six months of the year, and this now makes the container line upgrade its expectations for the full year 2021.

Hapag-Lloyd expects the operating result (EBITDA) for the first six months to reach around USD 4.2 billion against USD 1.3 billion in the same period last year, which was marked by low activity due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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