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Nordseth: Of course I'm disappointed

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South Korea beat Denmark in the race for the international top job at the IMO. "Of course I'm disappointed that I didn't win," Andreas Nordseth, Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority, told ShippingWatch after the final decision.

South Korea wins IMO top job

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South Korea's Lim Ki-tack has been elected new Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization, confirms the IMO. Denmark's Andreas Nordseth faced off against the South Korean candidate in the final voting round.

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Shipowners fear US protectionism

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The decision from the US to promote LNG transport on US-flagged vessels could constitute an unfortunate precedent. It could potentially impact the export of shale oil and shale gas if the country lifts its ban on the export of crude oil, warns the International Chamber of Shipping.