Maersk in several negotiations regarding Global Ports sale

Maersk negotiates with several potential buyers of Global Ports, states CEO Søren Skou. At the same time, the carrier has almost completed its withdrawal from Russia but has to leave behind 20,000 containers.

Maersk has given up bringing 20,000 containers out of Russia. Here, in the container terminal in St. Petersburg. | Photo: Uncredited/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

As a consequence of the Russian invasion of neighboring Ukraine, Maersk has decided to pull out of Russia.

This entails divesting an ownership share of 30.75% in port terminal company Global Ports. The intention of selling was announced by Maersk on March 11, however, there have been no reports since of a possible buyer.

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