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).
- Nisshin Shipping Disposes of Panamax Bulker 06 december 2016Japanese shipping company Nisshin Shipping has sold Epson Trader, a Panamax bulk carrier, to an unnamed buyer from Greece, VesselsValue’s data shows. The 82,700 dwt ship, previously known as Nord Hercules, was acquired for USD 10.8 million. Market value of Epson Trader currently stands at USD 10.05 million, according to VesselsValue. Featuring a length of 2 […]World Maritime News World Maritime News
- Greek Ports Face New Strikes 06 december 2016A new 24-hour general strike, which could affect commercial vessel calls at Greek ports, is scheduled to start at 11 am on December 8, according to the Greek Dockworkers’ Union. Additionally, the union informed that the Seamen Union would hold 48-hour strikes until December 9, when talks will be held on possible further actions. The union said that only loca […]World Maritime News
- Swedish Orient Line Adds Three Ice Class RoRo Ships 06 december 2016Gothenburg-based shipping company Swedish Orient Line (SOL) has expanded its fleet with three ice class 1A super roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessels built in 2006 and 2007. The company said that it has taken control of Transpulp, Transtimber and Transpaper, all three of which are time chartered to Stora Enso, a provider of renewable solutions. Swedish Orient Lin […]World Maritime News