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Container lines earn at least USD 500 per container in second quarter of 2021

The world's 11 largest container carriers earned at least USD 500 per container in the second quarter, generating aggregate operating results of more than USD 24 billion, writes Sea-Intelligence.

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The overheated freight market has triggered record results for all major shipping lines after a second quarter that proved more lucrative than the already strong first quarter.

With all shipping majors having presented their results, Sea-Intelligence assesses the development from a historical perspective.

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