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  • BIMCO: Six VLCCs Mark Strong Delivery Start in 2016 10 februari 2016
    Six new Very Large Crude Carriers indicate that 2016 is off to a flying start when it comes to delivering brand new VLCCs from shipyards in South Korea and China to owners and investor across the globe, according to BIMCO. The six new VLCCs were delivered in a strong winter market. Having reduced slightly, since the […] […]
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  • Boost for Ardmore’s Debt Financing 10 februari 2016
    Ardmore Shipping Corporation has secured an additional debt refinancing which brings the total amount of debt refinanced since the start of 2016 to USD 408 million. Namely, Ardmore has received senior loan commitments of USD 64 million from Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, comprising USD 39 million to refinance two existing vessels, plus a USD […]
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  • Gallery: ITF Releases Images of ‘Shocking’ Safety Breaches on Water 10 februari 2016
    The Greek-owners of the Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Christine B have not only been underpaying its 19 Filipino crew, but putting their lives at risk making them clean the cargo hold without proper safety harnesses or equipment, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). Namely, ITF released images showing Christine B’s crew clean […]
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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).