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Søren Skou: We have the strength to make acquisitions in logistics

Maersk's CEO, Søren Skou, believes 2019 got off to a good start and points out that Maersk now has the strength needed to make acquisitions within logistics. Clarksons Platou calls the interim report "surprisingly weak".

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Maersk's chief executive, Søren Skou, believes the transport and logistics group got off to a good start, although global trade uncertainty has only grown throughout 2019.

At a press meeting on the back of the publication of the first quarter interim report, Friday, the CEO pointed out that there are several reasons for being pleased with this year's development, although the first three months of the year ended with a deficit of nearly USD 100 million after tax for the group as a whole.

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