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  • STX Shipbuilding in Talks to Cancel Vessel Orders 01 juli 2016
    South Korean shipbuilding company STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. has initiated discussions to terminate shipbuilding orders in an effort to reduce losses, Yonhap News Agency cited industry sources. The company could soon cancel the construction of four ships for the tanker shipping company Frontline Ltd, and it is currently in talks to ax another deal f […]
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  • Gorgon LNG Plant Evacuated after Gas Leak 01 juli 2016
    The workers at the Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia were evacuated following a gas leak at the site, Bloomberg cited the energy major Chevron Corporation. Despite the minor gas leak at the development, situated on Barrow Island off the northwest coast of Western Australia, the terminal is still scheduled to transfer a cargo of LNG onto […]
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  • IMO’s VGM Rules for Containers Come into Force 01 juli 2016
    A new regulation requiring the gross mass of a container to be verified before it is loaded onto a ship enters into force today, July 1, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said. The regulation will assist in ensuring that the millions of containers carried on ships each year are optimally stowed, thereby helping to prevent container […] […]
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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).