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  • New Efficient Ship Notation from RINA 23 april 2014
    International classification society RINA has launched a new voluntary notation to clearly identify new ship designs which meet eco-ship criteria. The Efficient Ship notation is granted to ships and new designs assessed by RINA to have very high overall efficiency of engines, a lower fuel demand at owner defined speed, deadweight higher than the average […] […]
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  • The Search for Sewol Ferry Victims Enters 2nd Week 23 april 2014
    As the search operation for the missing passengers of the sunken Sewol ferry is entering its second week, divers are now recovering more and more bodies from the submerged hull of the ferry. Out of around 476 people on board, most of them students from Danwon High School in Ansan, 174 survived the tragedy, and 156 have […] […]
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  • Navios Charters Two MR2 Product Tankers 23 april 2014
    Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, an owner and operator of tanker vessels, announced today that the company has secured charter contracts for two MR2 Product Tankers. Nave Equinox and Nave Pulsar have been chartered out to an investment grade counterparty for one year at a rate of $14,813 net per day plus a $2,000 per day […] […]
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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).