The Danish Conglomerated still posted higher than expected
Caracas, Venezuela: The danish company AP Møller-Maersk reported a $12.517 million dollars profit during the first semester of 2015, which represents a drop of 6,8 % in relation to the first six months of the year 2014.
The information was published by the company on a press release, where the group detailed the last quarter results. Maersk recovered a global container demand of 3,5% which was over the experts forecast.
The group CEO, Nil S. Andersen expressed his satisfaction of the results and mentioned the influence of the turbulence in the oil prices and low freight rates in Asia – Europe routes.
For Latin America, that economic prosperity could be reflected on potential benefits for the countries of the region, as the group regional CEO, Pakistani Omar Shamsie, reported. Shamsie mentioned the company´s intention of increasing market share, with special emphasis in countries such as Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Brazil.
Nowadays, Latin America represents a tenth part in the general revenue of the conglomerated, which is projected as the biggest shipping line of the world, with more than 600 ships and 60 routes worldwide.
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KEYWORDS: MAERSK, NIL S. ANDERSEN, LATIN AMERICA, SHIPPING LINE, VECONINTER, MARITIME TRANSPORT
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