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).
- Image of the Day: First Havyard 832 Arrives from China 31 mars 2015The ship shown in this image, named Kan Tan 312, is the first Havyard 832 PSV delivered from a Chinese shipyard and also the first Havyard design classed by China Classification Society (CCS). The contract between Havyard and Fujien Mawei Shipbuilding was signed in February 2013. The shipyard delivered the ship to the owner last […] […]World Maritime News
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- Seaspan Gets Seventh 10,000 TEU SAVER 31 mars 2015Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of the seventh SAVER design, 10,000 TEU container ship, the MOL Beacon. The new container ship, which was constructed at Jiangsu Yangzi Xinfu Shipbuilding is Seaspan’s first delivery in 2015. This is the twelfth 10,000 TEU vessel using Seaspan’s SAVER design constructed at Yangzijiang. The MOL Beacon […]Worldmaritimenews