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).
- OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again 23 oktober 2014Danish marine fuel (bunker) company OW Bunker has yet again reduced its expected full-year 2014 volume growth from 10% to around 6% compared to 2013 in their Q3 2014 financial report, in a move to focus on higher margin business. Due to the slide in oil price, in particular in September, risk management resulted in an […] […]Worldmaritimenews
- Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä 23 oktober 2014Helsinki-based Wärtsilä Corporation has a strong order intake in the third quarter of this year, according to its Interim report covering January-September 2014. Order intake increased 21% to EUR 1,309 million (1,086) in the third quarter, whereas net sales decreased 7% to EUR 1,117 million (1,199). Other financial highlights include: Book-to-bill 1.17 (0.91 […]World Maritime News
- Construction Starts on Crowley’s Commitment Class ConRo Ship 23 oktober 2014VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., officially began construction on the first of two liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, combination container – Roll-On/Roll-Off (ConRo) ships for Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group on Wednesday, October 22. VT Halter Marine and Crowley entered into a contract for the pair of ships in […]World Maritime News