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  • BP Agrees to Pay Record Environmental Fine 02 juli 2015
    Five years on from the Deepwater Horizon accident and spill in 2010 that took 11 lives, oil major BP has reached agreements in principle to settle all federal and state claims arising from the event by paying the largest environmental fine in the US history, worth USD 18.7 billion. BP today announced that its US Upstream […] […]
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  • Spotted: Anthem of the Seas Dwarfs Vigo Cruise Terminal 02 juli 2015
    Spanish Port of Vigo has welcomed over 6,000 cruise passengers and crew today on board the world’s second largest cruise ship – Anthem of the Seas. The ship spans 16 decks, encompasses 167,800 gross registered tons, carries 4,180 guests at double occupancy and features 2,090 staterooms. The ship arrived to Port of Vigo from Lisbon, Portugal. The […] […]
  • Milaha Buys Remaining Stake in 2 LNG Carriers from Société Générale 02 juli 2015
    Qatar-based holding company Milaha has through its wholly owned subsidiary – Qatar Shipping Company – acquired the remaining 60% interest in each of the two entities that own the liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, Milaha Ras Laffan and Milaha Qatar, from French banking and financial services company Société Générale. The vessels are chartered to RasGas un […]

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).