Maersk upgrades its full year expectations massively

On the back of the historic upturn in the global container market, Maersk upgrades its guidance for its 2021 operating profit by USD 5 billion. The global demand is expected to grow with up to eight percent this year, according to the carrier.

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The world's biggest container carrier Maersk has upgraded its expectations for the entire fiscal year heavily on the back of the continuous red-hot container market.

The carrier expects operating profits (EBITDA) to land somewhere between USD 18 and 19.5 billion according to an announcement Monday evening European time.

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