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Major carmaker pursues damages from carriers in antitrust case

Germany's Daimler, parent company of, among others, Mercedes Benz, is pursuing damage claims from a number of car shipping companies in an antitrust case. The manufacturer has sued in both the US and UK, show court documents ShippingWatch has seen.

Germany's Daimler is seeking damages from several car carriers in a cartel case through lawsuits in the UK and US. | Photo: MICHAELA REHLE/REUTERS / X01425

A long-running cartel case continues to haunt several of the world's largest car carriers, which have already paid heavy fines to authorities around the world.

As the first media, ShippingWatch is able to report how one of the world's largest car manufacturers, Germany's Daimler AG, parent company of car brands such as Mercedes Benz, is seeking compensation from several car shipping companies in a case of cartelization.

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