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Among this week's highlights were interim reports from suppliers Alfa Laval and Wärtsilä as well as an interview with Dan-Bunkering's new CEO, while DSV and the Port of Gothenburg talked about communication in relation to unique situations.

What goes on behind the curtain?

How do companies handle those completely unique situations. Port of Gothenburg's CEO and DSV's Head of Communications discussed the matter this week.

Communications chief ended vacation when DSV landed UTi

Port of Gothenburg labor conflict required constant communication

Maersk and the hackers

Maersk's systems were not geared for the type of cyber attacks that hit the major shipping company in late June.

Maersk boosts IT security after hacker attack

Hacker attack caused delays at Maersk Line

Photo: Maersk

Still too few vessels being ordered

The suppliers are still struggling with a weak marine market characterized by a shortage of newbuildings, even though the companies bagged more orders.

Alfa Laval still under pressure from too few newbuildings

Wärtsilä grows marine orders by 11 percent

Desmi on ballast water delay: "Bad for the environment and for IMO"

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Bunker trader made it to the top of Dan-Bunkering

Startup looking to catch sulfur sinners from the air

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Diamond S pulls 18 vessels out of Norden's tanker pool

Diamond S Shipping, controlled by current US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, is pulling its vessels out of Norden's tanker pool and Scorpio for strategic reasons. "Not a problem for us," says Søren Huscher, CEO of Norient Product Pool.

The extensive Monjasa fraud case to begin Monday

It cost Monjasa founder Jan Jacobsen a prison sentence of 3.5 years and a DKK 10 million fine for the firm when they were convicted of extensive fraud last year in a municipal court in Denmark. Now the appeal case will begin at the Danish national court Vestre Landsret.

Bulk shares have surged in 2017

Investors are now also thought to believe in a stable recovery in bulk, where the largest shares have been through significant price increases throughout 2017. One carrier in particular has experienced a huge price increase.

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