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  • Strong Tanker Market Drives SCF’s Profit Surge 28 augusti 2015
    Russia’s biggest shipping company PAO Sovcomflot has posted a gross revenue increase of 11.8 per cent in the first half of 2015 worth USD 754.9 million against last year’s equivalent of USD 675. 2 million, exceeding its own expectations. In addition, the company’s net profit marked a hike from USD 63.6 million in 2014 to […] […]
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  • Missing Crew Member of Liberian Tanker Found Dead 28 augusti 2015
    The Greek coast guard has informed that the body of a missing crew member of the Liberian-flagged chemical tanker M/T  Histria Ambra has been found. Namely, the coast guard’s Unified Coordination Center for Search and Rescue was informed earlier this week by the ship’s master that a 35-year crew member went missing while the ship was under way in […] […]
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  • US on Alert amid Ships Coming from Tianjin 28 augusti 2015
    The USCG and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are monitoring vessel traffic and cargo departing the port complex in Tianjin, China, following the tragic explosions on August 12th and 15th, 2015, due to concerns over possible chemical contamination on vessels or cargo bound for U.S. ports. Vessels impacted by the Tianjin explosions are expected to call on […]
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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).