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  • Image of the Day: RFA Fort Victoria Emerges from Makeover 19 december 2014
    Looking resplendent riding high in No.5 Dock at Cammell Laird’s yard in Birkenhead, RFA Fort Victoria belies her 24 years of age. And well she might for the supply ship has undergone a revamp costing just shy of £50m – the biggest revamp ever carried out by the world-famous yard on a Royal Fleet Auxiliary […] […]
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  • OW Bunker Manager Arrested in Denmark 19 december 2014
    Former global manager of the bankrupt marine fuel supplier OW Bunker Lars Bohn has been arrested in Denmark. Danish newspaper Borsen quoted the prosecutor’s office as saying on Thursday that Bohn is wanted in Italy where he is suspected of fraud adding that he will be extradited to Italian authorities for further prosecution in a few weeks. According […] […]
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  • Norden Seals Financing for Its USD 1Bln Fleet Renewal 19 december 2014
    Danish shipping company Norden said that it has secured three new credit facilities, worth a total of USD 187 million. Two loans have been agreed with Scandinavian banks and the remaining one with a Japanese bank. The said financing puts USD 433 million of undrawn credit facilities at Norden’s disposal, the company added. The new credit facilities will be us […]
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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).