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Hapag-Lloyd repeats call for NOL collaboration

Hapag-Lloyd is not done looking for new collaborative partners, and following the merger with Chilean CSAV the carrier's CEO is now voicing a desire to collaborate with Neptune Orient Line.

The merger with Chilean CSAV is apparently not enough for German Hapag-Lloyd. According to Danish media Aktiefokus, Group CEO Michael Behrendt has told German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine that Singapore-based Neptune Orient Line (NOL) would be a good partner in an alliance, as the carrier would make it possible to boost the company's business on Asia-Europe.

As such, he is repeating a desire previously aired by the carrier's primary shareholder, Klaus-Michael Kühne.

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