Companies halt or consider suspending business with Russia

During another hectic day following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, an increasing number of influential European companies have decided upon or consider suspending their Russian activities. Maersk prepares for a suspension.

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In light of the new, tightened sanctions presented in recent days, Maersk now considers suspending booking of new transports to and from Russia, the carrier writes in an email to ShippingWatch and in a customer update Monday.

The container line says it’s assessing the sanctions and restrictions being imposed on Russia, Russian companies and individuals after the country invaded neighboring Ukraine on Thursday last week.

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