Maersk refutes speculation about a possible purchase of DB Schenker

A.P. Moller – Maersk clearly rejects the suggestion that the shipping group is looking at the German freight giant DB Schenker, which a number of analysts have been speculating about.

Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean and Logistics at A.P. Moller – Maersk, flatly denies that the shipping group is a candidate to take over the German logistics company DB Schenker. | Photo: Maersk

On Wednesday, A.P. Moller – Maersk emphasized its plan to expand on shore with the multi-billion dollar acquisition of an Asian logistics company. However, though the company wants to expand even more within land transport and has plenty of cash, the group is not going to buy one of the major freight forwarders, despite speculations by a number of analysts.

Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean and Logistics at Maersk, made this clear in an interview with Finans.

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