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"Serious talk" awaits transportation companies if high prices continue

Customers see transportation companies bringing in enormous sums but moving fewer or similar numbers of containers compared to last year. ”There may be some dark skies on the horizon for the carriers,” states experienced shipper.

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Container volumes decline or stay at the same level as last year, while earnings soar vigorously.

Such is the basic conclusion from this week’s financial reports and upward adjustments for some of the world’s largest transportation companies at sea.

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