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  • Spain: Workers Suspend Strikes as Companies Quit Anesco 22 juni 2017
    The Spanish stevedoring unions have decided to shelve their strike plans for the rest of this month as a sign of good will. The move was prompted by a letter from Javier Vidal, president of the Association of Port Stevedoring Companies of Barcelona, who asked for the suspension of strikes after major port companies left the […] […]
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  • Vard Lays Keel for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ 1st Expedition Ship 22 juni 2017
    The keel has been laid for Hanseatic Nature, the first of two expedition new-builds owned by Hapag-Lloyd Cruises that are being built at VARD shipyard in Tulcea, Romania. “It is a great pleasure to watch the development of our first expedition new-build. In the shipyard, as well as in the Hamburg office, many experts in their specialist field, […] […]
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  • Military Rescues Seafarer of Royal 16 Kidnapped in November 2016 22 juni 2017
    Philippine government troops have rescued one crew member of the Vietnam-flagged bulk carrier Royal 16 who was held in captivity for more than seven months, ReCAAP ISC informed.  While conducting military operations, the troops recovered the seafarer in Sumipsip, Basilan, Philippines. On November 11, 2016, the 5,610 dwt bulker was boarded by ten armed men wh […]
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Preben Sandberg Pettersson, Head of State Aid Division, Ministry of Business & Growth

07 Dec 2011

prebenpettersson marpol Preben Sandberg Pettersson, Head of State Aid Division, Ministry of Business & Growth nfcPreben 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).