Maersk Broker sees container and dry bulk upturn kick-start vessel sales

Maersk Broker benefits from the upturn in container and dry bulk that characterized the first quarter. "A very reasonable way to start off the year," says CEO Anders Hald in an interview with ShippingWatch. For 2021 he expects a significantly better result than last year.

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At the Mærsk family's brokerage, Maersk Broker, the strong markets for container and dry bulk now lead to strong expectations for the coming year, in which the company sees significantly more activity in terms of buying and selling vessels.

The container market is red-hot and characterized by enormous demand as well as capacity shortages, while the dry bulk market currently operates at the highest rates in more than a decade.

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