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Samskip puzzled by Icelandic RAL approval

It comes as a surprise to Samskip that the Icelandic Competition Appeals Committee has rejected the protests voiced by the shipping company against the collaboration between Eimskip and Royal Arctic Line.

Race car driver new CEO of Samskip

Samskip has found a permanent replacement for Jens Holger Nielsen. The new CEO is a 52-year-old Finn who is former chief executive of shipping company Containerships and has an active career as a race car driver.

Samskip indfører brexit-gebyr

Der skal formentlig fragtes flere varer til England forud for briternes farvel til EU, vurderer islandske Samskip. Selskabet indfører nu et brexit-gebyr for at kunne følge med efterspørgslen.

Container ship has sailed on used cooking oil

As a test, one of Samskip's container ships has completed a sailing on vegetable oil. According to the partners behind the project, the sailing produced significant savings on fuel consumption as well as reduced noxious emissions.

Foreign companies go free in Icelandic cartel case

The competition authorities in Iceland are currently only focusing on Eimskip and Samskip in a protracted case about secret pricing agreements. Previously, the authorities indicated that there might be a connection to companies outside the country.

Samskip rejects charges of secret price cartel in Iceland

In comments to ShippingWatch, Samskip rejects the charges by the Iceland Competition Authority, which accuses the shipping company of partaking in illegal price cartel activities with competitor Eimskip. Samskip cites to a case related to price collusion that was settled in April.

Samskip looking for new acquisitions after top-line growth in 2017

The Icelandic logistics company, headquartered in the Netherlands, is not done buying up after completing several acquisitions in Norway and elsewhere. Help from consultants has given the company a "clear strategy and direction" for the years to come, CEO for Samskip Logistics Ásbjörn Gíslason tells ShippingWatch.

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