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Maersk Broker CEO notes uncertainty among shipowners after coronavirus outbreak

The Maersk family's shipbroker firm Maersk Broker has been hit by a slow market for ship sales and purchases so far in 2020. Even though the company eyes more inquiries, it is still too early to project how the year will pan out, CEO Anders Hald tells ShippingWatch.

Anders Hald is CEO of the Maersk family's shipbroker Maersk Broker. | Photo: Maersk Broker

The past months of 2020 have been quiet for Maersk Broker.

The Maersk family's shipbroker is currently looking into a ship sales and purchases market that has been slowed down significantly by the restrictions resulting from the coronavirus and lockdowns of countries that make it difficult to inspect ships . But the crisis' impact on the global economy and not least the shipping sector also factors in.

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