The Group delivered a profit of USD 778m (USD 1.5bn) negatively impacted by the lower oil price and lower average container freight rates, down 51% and 19% respectively compared to the same period last year. The return on invested capital (ROIC) was 7.6% (12.7%). The underlying profit was USD 662m (USD 1.3bn).
As a response to both the short term and long term market outlook, Maersk Line is accelerating a number of already established cost and efficiency initiatives.
As a consequence of the deteriorated market, the Group today adjusts its expectation for the 2015 result from an underlying result around USD 4.0bn to an underlying result of around USD 3.4bn.
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13 August 2015
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