Hapag-Lloyd seeing first signs the container market has peaked

The container line reports an extraordinary start to 2022, with an operating result of USD 5.3bn in the first quarter. CEO Rolf Habben Jansen also expects a strong second quarter, although there have been initial signs that the market has peaked.

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German container line Hapag-Lloyd had an ”extraordinarily strong start” to 2022 with a first-quarter operating result (EBITDA) of USD 5.3bn against USD 4.7bn in the same period last year.

The carrier is also seeing the first signs that the container market has peaked, according to a financial statement.

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