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  • USCG Fines Bulker for Unapproved Ballast Water Discharge in Willamette River 23 augusti 2017
    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) issued a USD 5,000 fine to the owners of a freight vessel for unauthorized ballast water discharge into the Willamette River in Portland on August 16. During a routine port state control ballast water examination on the 590-foot Handy bulk carrier Ansac Moon Bear, marine inspectors discovered that the […] […]
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  • Seaspan Adds First 11,000 TEU SAVER 23 augusti 2017
    Hong Kong-based containership manager and owner Seaspan Corporation has taken delivery of MSC Shuba B, an 11,000 TEU containership, from Hanjin Subic shipyard in the Phillippines. As informed, the Neopanamax will commence a seventeen-year fixed-rate bareboat charter with Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). Upon completion of the bareboat charte […]
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  • Charity: Grounded CSCL Jupiter Became a Mini ‘Tourist Attraction’ 23 augusti 2017
    The ultra large boxship CSCL Jupiter that ran aground in the River Scheldt on August 14 had become a mini ‘tourist attraction’, Fr Jos Vanhoof, Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) port chaplain in Antwerp, Belgium said citing local press reports. Namely, onlookers were reported to have climbed onto the sand bank the bow of the ship was stuck on. […] […]
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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).