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  • Construction of SEA-Vista’s 1st Eco Tanker Kicks Off 06 maj 2015
    A keel laying ceremony for the first ECO tanker, which is currently under construction for Florida-based vessel owner SEA-Vista LLC, was held on May 5th at the General Dynamics NASSCO’s San Diego-based shipyard. The ECO tanker is the first of a three-tanker contract between General Dynamics NASSCO and SEA-Vista, which calls for the design and […] […]
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  • Vietnam’s Commercial Fleet Needs USD 2 Billion Upgrade 06 maj 2015
    Vietnam needs to find at least USD 2 billion in the next five years to modernise its fleet of commercial vessels, the country’s daily Vietnam News quoted Vietnam Maritime Administration Deputy Head Bui Thien Thu as saying. However, the multi-billion dollar investment cannot be financed from the already stretched state budget, Thu said, hinting at a possibili […]
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  • Gallery: New Cranes Reach Houston Port 06 maj 2015
    Four new cranes yesterday arrived at the Port of Houston after a 73-day trip from Mokpo, South Korea. The new cranes are capable of serving ships of Super Post-Panamax size, ie. container ships that are 22 containers wide. These cranes, the largest ever built by Konecranes, are 289 feet high with a lift height of […] […]
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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).