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Chinese container player soars on carrier top-50

Regional Chinese container carrier CULines has used the Covid-19 pandemic as a springboard to ensure major growth, according to a report by Sea-Intelligence.

November last year, carrier CULines appointed Lars Solbø Christiansen as co-CEO with the primary task of running the Chinese company's continued internationalization. | Photo: Hapag-Lloyd

Bottlenecks and delays in supply chains have entailed turbulent conditions for container shipping companies, and China United Lines, CULines, has managed to exploit the unpredictable situation in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure marked growth.

According to a report by analyst firm Sea-Intelligence, CULines now sits as number 24 on the global ranking list of container lines – a significant jump up the list for the regional carrier.

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