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Maersk Line confirms Russian competition proceedings

The Danish container carrier has noted the Russian competition authority's announcement that it has launched competition proceedings, but the carrier states that it has no reason to believe it has acted against any regulation.

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Maersk Line has noted the Russian competition authority's decision to launch formal proceedings against 13 container carriers suspected of illegal price agreements. But the carrier has yet to receive a formal letter from Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), and thus declines to comment on the matter until it has received official notice.

"We have no reason to believe the company has not behaved in accordance with Russian competition law and we do our utmost to comply with regulation, including competition law, in all countries in which we operate," writes Maersk Line in a response to ShippingWatch about the matter:

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