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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.

Wärtsilä's Chinese venture pays off

Finland's Wärtsilä is betting on the Chinese market and has now won a contract to supply 16 engines to four new LNG vessels, states the company, adding that this order confirms growth in the country.

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Clipper CEO Peter Norborg discussed the carrier's restructuring, while other bulk players also put their cards on the table. EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager shared her views on the container industry, and a new solution for sulfur requirements was presented. All this week on ShippingWatch.

Offshore wind encourages Americans to build their own installation vessels

More new offshore wind farms may be on the way in the US, but that does not necessarily mean that the Jones Act, which hinders European players from carrying out installations on non-US vessels, will be done away with. Instead, there are indicators that US yards will build the necessary vessels themselves, says a US offshore wind researcher.

Suppliers puzzled by Maersk's scrubber criticism

"This statement is very disappointing," says systems supplier Pureteq after Maersk's clear-cut criticism of scrubbers. Major Finnish supplier Wärtsilä defends scrubbers as a solution to the global sulfur directive.

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