Robert Uggla disagrees with Joe Biden following harsh criticism of container carriers

Problems with bottlenecks and overload lie with US ports, not carriers, according to Maersk Chair Robert Mærsk Uggla. The comment arrives after repeated criticism from US President Joe Biden.

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Maersk Chair and CEO of A.P. Moller Holding Robert Mærsk Uggla has replied to criticism recently leveled at container carriers by US President Joe Biden.

In short, Biden is highly displeased with high freight rates, which have increased costs for US retail chains, exporters and – ultimately – consumers. That he has made perfectly clear.

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