Preben 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).
- Another Behemoth Joins CMA CGM’s Fleet 28 juli 2015French liner company CMA CGM Group took delivery of the CMA CGM Vasco de Gama on July 27th from China State Shipbuilding Corporation. This 18,000 TEUs vessel is, with its 399 meters length and 54 meters width, the largest containership of the CMA CGM Group. It will sail under the UK flag. Calling 11 different countries, the […] […]World Maritime News
- First Ever Fully Laden Valemax Calls at Chinese Port 28 juli 2015The first-ever fully laden Valemax ore carrier discharged iron ore at a Chinese port over the weekend, according to Platts. The 400,315 dwt Sohar Max entered North China’s Dongjiakou port with a 23-meter draft, suggesting that the bulker was fully laden prior to the discharge. The 2012-built Sohar Max was carrying iron ore from Ponta […] […]Worldmaritimenews
- Carnival Orders Two More LNG-Fuelled Mega Cruise Ships 28 juli 2015Costa Cruises, Carnival Corporation’s Italy-based brand, has ordered construction of two next-generation cruise ships. The two ships will be built by Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, with delivery scheduled for 2019 and 2020. According to Coast Cruises, each of the ships will exceed 180,000 gross tonnage, offering more than 2,600 passenger cabins for a tota […]World Maritime News