MSC (Switzerland) and A.P. Moller-Maersk (Denmark) have mutually agreed to terminate their agreement on 2M, an alliance that jointly operates container ships, in January 2025. No reason or cause for the termination of the alliance was mentioned. The two companies issued a joint statement, saying, "Much has changed since we signed the agreement in 2015. The companies explained that the termination of the partnership would pave the way for them to pursue their own strategies," and expressed their positive view of the 10-year partnership, saying, "We look forward to continuing to build a strong working relationship throughout the remainder of the agreement. He stated that there would be "no immediate impact" on the services provided to 2M's customers, and that they would continue to communicate individually to support their customers after the termination of the alliance.