COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Danish delivery group A.P. Moller-Maersk says it swung to a revenue within the second quarter however cautioned about uncertainty associated to world commerce amid U.S. sanctions on main economies.
Second-quarter income grew 24 % to $9.5 billion, resulting in a $26-million revenue, in contrast with a $264-million loss a yr earlier.
CEO Soeren Skou stated Friday the corporate delivered “robust progress,” with the acquisition of German container delivery firm Hamburg Sud “a constructive contributor.” Income have been helped by greater bunker costs.
The Copenhagen-based group stated full-year steering “continues to be topic to uncertainties,” together with additional restrictions on world commerce.
Maersk additionally determined to spin off its drilling unit, Maersk Drilling Holding A/S, and record it individually in Copenhagen. Shares within the mum or dad firm have been up four % to eight,966 kroner.