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The Maersk Group maintains 2015 guidance

But the conditions for Maersk Oil, Maersk Drilling, APM Terminals and APM Shipping Services have changed, and targets focused on adapting to the volatile market conditions will replace the previously announced profit and growth targets, says CEO Nils Smedegaard Andersen.

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In a quarter affected by lower average container freight rates and a lower oil price, the Maersk Group delivered a satisfactory underlying result of USD 1.1 billion (USD 2,3 billion), says the Group, which also states that it maintains its full-year guidance for an underlying result of around USD 4.0 billion, according to the Maersk Group second quarter interim report, published Thursday morning.

However, the USD 2.3 billion result in the second quarter 2014 was highly influenced by the sale of supermarket group Dansk Supermarked.

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