Maersk Line: We are caught in a vicious cycle

Falling freight rates, declining earnings and rising overcapacity. The container market finds itself caught in a vicious cycle, says Robbert van Trooijen, Maersk Line's Chief Executive for the Asia-Pacific region, at Singapore Maritime Week.

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Container freight or pork production? Standing before a few hundred shipping industry representatives, Maersk Line's Robbert van Trooijen compared the container industry to the pork industry.

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