Søren Skou eyes a strong market for the rest of the year

Maersk CEO Søren Skou expects a strong market for the rest of the year while noting the "absurd" level of container vessels waiting off Port of Los Angeles.

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Growth in the world economy, combined with a shortage of capacity at ports and on vessels, prompts Maersk to carry out yet another guidance upgrade for 2021 for the third time this year.

The upgrade comes halfway into the third quarter, which is considered peak season for container carriers.

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