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Denmark's Western High Court cleared Monjasa and founder Jan Jacobsen in the protracted fraud case, while marine insurer Lavaretus was hit by a mass resignation. These stories and more took center stage this week on ShippingWatch.

Mass exodus

The entire staff at marine insurance firm Lavaretus in Copenhagen have handed in their resignations, reported ShippingWatch this week.

Confusion at Lavaretus after mass resignation of Copenhagen staff

Marine insurer Lavaretus hit by mass resignation at Copenhagen office

CEO transformed new player in marine insurance


Victory in appeal

This Monday, Denmark's Western High Court acquitted Monjasa and founder Jan Jacobsen in the spectacular fraud case.

Monjasa and founder Jacobsen cleared in fraud case

Monjasa founder dug out crucial evidence to secure acquittal

Prosecutor describes case against Monjasa as "unusual"

New crew on the Norwegian Shelf

Maersk Drilling entered an alliance this week with oil company Aker BP and Halliburton. Together, they will lower the price of producing oil.

Maersk Drilling forms alliance with Aker BP and Halliburton


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Hapag-Lloyd to invest in reefer again

Chinese and EU conditions to approve Maersk Line's take-over of Hamburg Süd leaves gaps in the market, says Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen to ShippingWatch. He is ready to invest further in reefer again in 2018.

One word has reduced the number of bribery cases in the Suez Canal

With just a few means, in the course of two years it has become possible for carriers to get their vessels through the Suez Canal without having to pay the pilots in, for instance, cigarettes. "A milestone," says anti-corruption organization MACN, which is behind the initiative.

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