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"We're handing an excellent carrier over to Maersk"

Peter Frederiksen, who since 2012 has been part of the executive team at Hamburg Süd, will leave the German carrier when Maersk moves in. Now he plans to pursue an active board career, he tells ShippingWatch in an interview.

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"We're handing an excellent carrier with a strong name and reputation over to Maersk. I'm confident that Maersk has acquired a strong carrier, and as such, I'm pleased to call it quits and focus on something else in the next stage of my life."

The words come from Peter Frederiksen on Thursday afternoon, shortly before he gets into his car at Hamburg Süd's headquarters in Willy-Brandt Strasse in the North German capital for the drive back to his home in Copenhagen.

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