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It’s Business as Usual in Ukraine, Despite War and Economic Problems, says Maersk

(Tom Westcott – The Loadstar)

Maersk has promised its services to and from Ukraine remain unchanged, despite the country’s civil war and plummeting economy which has seen the Ukrainian hryvnia devalued and led to a reduction in trade.

“There have been no changes to services so far and I don’t expect we will make any changes for the moment,” Maersk’s Ukraine country manager Jersper Pedersen told The Loadstar. “Although economic development in Ukraine has brought trade levels down, business is still ongoing and there has been no impact on our port operations.”

He added that shipping operations had continued to work normally even when there were disturbances in Ukraine’s port town of Odessa. Read more here.