Preben Sandberg Pettersson, M. Art, Bsc Adm and MBA, Head of the State Aid Division in the Danish Ministry of Business and Growth and Chairman of the State Aid advisory Committee to the Danish Government. He has been employed in the Danish Government Administration since 1987 with enterprise policy, competition and State Aid policy and business economics as main responsibilities focusing on EU affairs and counselling of the Central Administration and Ministers on EU policy and in State Aid questions. Since 2006 he obtained the post as Head of the State Aid Division in the Danish Consumer and Competition Authority counselling the Central Administration and the Government in State Aid matters, which function in 2011, was moved to the Ministry of Business and Growth. He has been posted in the Danish Permanent Representation in Bruxelles 1991-1994 and 2002 – 2006 doing EU affairs as Minister Counsellor including as chairman for several council working Parties during the Danish Presidencies in 1993 (Internal Market, shipbuilding, ECSC, technical harmonisation) and 2002 (Competitiveness and Growth, Competition, State Aid and Commercial Questions (International Trade).
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- Spotted: CMA CGM Becomes Largest Boxship to Call Indonesia 26 april 2017In today’s spotted, we bring you an image of CMA CGM Otello which arrived at the Jakarta International Container Terminal in Indonesia earlier this week as the largest container vessel to call this country. During the ship’s visit, its maiden voyage for “the industry’s first direct service” from Indonesia to the United States was celebrated […] […]World Maritime News World Maritime News
- BIMCO: Dry Bulk Recovery A False Dawn 25 april 2017Despite the strong rebound of freight rates in March this year that saw the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) pass 1,282 point mark on 27 March 2017, BIMCO expects the sector’s fully-fledged recovery to start taking shape in 2018 and 2019. The BDI going up brought earnings into profitable levels for a couple of days, but for the recovery […] […]World Maritime News