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  • Bosphorus Strait to Close during Bridge Opening 25 augusti 2016
    Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus Strait is scheduled to be close tomorrow due to the opening of the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, initially named the Third Bosphorus Bridge, according to data provided by Wilhelmsen Ship Agency. The closure in the shipping lane, which connects the Mediterranean with the Black Sea, would affect the traffic both ways until the brid […]
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  • Indonesian Navy Arrests Rogue Vier Harmony 25 augusti 2016
    The Indonesian Navy’s Western Fleet Quick Response Team (WFQR) of Tanjung Pinang Naval Base has found and arrested the product tanker Vier Harmoni off West Kalimantan, Indonesia.  The Vier Harmoni, carrying 900,000 liters of diesel worth around USD 390,000, was reported missing on August 16, 2016, when it left the Malaysian Kuantan Port without paying a bond […]
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  • Seaspan Raises USD 80 Mn by Selling Shares 25 augusti 2016
    Hong-Kong based shipping company Seaspan Corporation has closed the sale of its previously announced public offering of 8.2% Series G Preferred Shares for gross proceeds of USD 80 million. A total of 3.2 million of the shares were sold at a price of USD 25 per share, according to data released by the company earlier. Seaspan intends to use the net proceeds [ […]
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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).