Alphaliner: Will Maersk Line acquire APL?

Singapore-based container carrier APL, which has lost around USD 1.5 billion over the past five years, represents an obvious acquisition subject in the industry, according to Alphaliner, which points to Maersk Line, UASC and CMA CGM as some possible buyers.
Photo: APM Terminals
Photo: APM Terminals

Even though the Singapore-based container carrier APL is doing better, the company has been a disappointing business on the bottom line for the past five years, resulting in accumulative losses of around USD 1.5 billion for the carrier's owners.

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