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Maersk overtaken by MSC as the number one transport line in the world

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AP Moller-Maersk A / S is no longer the largest container line in the world.

According to data edited by Alphaliner and released in January, Danish airlines are Mediterranean Shipping Co in terms of capacity. Has been overtaken by. 5. The MSC fleet can carry 4,284,728 standard 20-foot containers. This is 1,888 more than Maersk, so both market shares are 17%.

Maersk, who first entered the container trade in 1975, has maintained its top position for decades. Careers are industry pioneers and often break records by building the largest ships. Recently, we have invested in vessels that can navigate with carbon-neutral methanol. It still has the greatest capacity when it comes to owning vessels. The MSC has about 65% of the charter ship’s capacity, while the Maersk has only 42%.

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After struggling to make money for many of the last decade, the demand for consumer goods from pandemics has squeezed the capacity of vessels, making the containership industry the most profitable year to date. Sea freight rates rose 81% last year, measured by the Shanghai Container Freight Index.

Maersk CEO Soren Skou reiterated last month that number one is not important for Copenhagen-based companies that are focusing their investment on expanding profitable onshore logistics.

“That doesn’t mean anything,” he said in an interview on December 22nd. Land transportation, he said.

The Geneva-based, close-knit MSC has been run by Soren Toft, a former Maersk heir since 2020. Poaching of future CEO candidates can worsen relationships between companies, but Maersk and MSC will work together in areas such as ship-sharing partnerships and blockchain-based platforms for sharing and streamlining ship information. I am.

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