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HMM sets new record but expects more challenging market ahead

The first half of 2022 provided HMM with its largest revenue and profit to date. But ahead waits a market with squeezed demand, whereas continued congestion is keeping rates high for the time being.

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South Korean container line HMM came out of the first half-year with record-high revenue and ditto operating result, however, the carrier expects the market to be under pressure for the rest of the year due to a weakened world economy.

HMM had revenue of KRW 9.953trn (USD 7.62bn) in H1 against KRW 5.335trn in the same period last year.

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