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  • Additional Container Weighing Legislation Adds to the Burden 23 juli 2014
      Additional legislation will not have any significant effect on container safety in transport overseas, the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) said with respect to the issue of the proposed weighing of containers.   The proposition comes as ever growing number of shipping accidents are caused by overweight containers, incorrect declarations of the loaded cont […]
  • Cruise Liners Scratching Israel off Itineraries 23 juli 2014
    Following the recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip, sister companies Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises have decided to steer clear of Israel, Asia Cruise News reports.   The decision is also based on the close shave the German AIDAdiva had when caught amidst a rocket attack at the Israeli Port of Ashdod, with […] […]
  • VIDEO: HMS Queen Elizabeth Floated Out 23 juli 2014
    The lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth-class of aircraft carrier, the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth has been successfully floated out of the dock in Rosyth.   Capable of carrying up to forty aircraft, the 65,000-tonne warship was officially named by the Queen Elizabeth earlier this month. The official […] […]

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).