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Robert Maersk Uggla: It’s time for Svitzer to expand

In the first interview since his nomination for the Maersk Group Supervisory Board, CEO Robert Maersk Uggla tells ShippingWatch about his plans and growth ambitions for Svitzer, which he has headed for almost two years.

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Svitzer’s CEO Robert Maersk Uggla believes that the top priority for the Maersk Group’s 181 years old rescue and towing company is to maintain profitability and expand, not least in growth markets like Africa and Latin America .

In the first interview since his nomination for the Maersk Group Supervisory Board and after serving almost two years on the job, the 35-year-old grandson of late shipowner Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller talks about his plans and growth ambitions for the company, headquartered in Copenhagen.

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