Seago Line points to new reality in short sea

The intra-European market has changed significantly in 2015, says Michael Hansen, who in May took over as CEO of Seago Line. "The 2015 market is characterized by the fact that nobody can figure it out," he says in an interview with ShippingWatch. 

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The intra-European short sea market is facing a new reality. This is how Seago Line CEO Michael Hansen describes the market's 2015 run. In May he returned to Denmark after three years in Mexico as country manager for Maersk Line, and took over as CEO after Jakob Bomholt, who now serves as commercial director of the Maersk Group's port unit APM Terminals. As such, the container market is far from new to Michael Hansen.

"The 2015 market is characterized by the fact that nobody can figure it out. This is a new normal," he says when ShippingWatch visits the office in Copenhagen.

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