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MSC could be one ship away from overtaking Maersk as world's largest container line

Roughly 11.000 teu now stand between MSC and alliance partner Maersk on the list of the world's largest container carriers, shows an overview by Alphaliner. Unlike MSC, Maersk has no plans to expand its fleet. Updated.

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MSC is close to usurping Maersk as the world's largest container line.

Just 10,929 teu currently separate the fleets of Maersk and alliance partner MSC, shows Alphaliner's overview of the world's largest players as of Dec. 3.

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