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).
- Diana Cuts Loss 04 mars 2015Greek dry bulk shipping specialist Diana Shipping managed to more than halve the annual net loss from USD 21.2 million reported in 2013, to USD 10.3m in 2014. The majority of the 2014 net loss was recorded in the fourth quarter, which the company ended USD 6.2m in the red, which was still an improvement compared […] […]Worldmaritimenews
- Shipowners Still Not Sold on LNG 04 mars 2015The preliminary results of a study launched by the European Commission show that stakeholders recognise the environmental advantages of LNG as a shipping fuel, but are still uncertain whether they offer a clear business case. The study reveals that the major motivation for stakeholders to engage in LNG as a shipping fuel is to be compliant […] […]Worldmaritimenews
- Pilbara Ports Mark Monthly Throughput Growth 04 mars 2015The month of February has seen Australia’s Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) deliver a total monthly throughput of 48.8 million tonnes (Mt), an increase of 6.2Mt or 14.8% on February 2014. The port of Port Hedland achieved a monthly throughput of 36.1Mt, an increase of 7.6Mt or 27% from the same month in 2014. Iron ore […] […]Worldmaritimenews