Transocean acquitted in major tax trial in Norway Transocean, the world’s biggest oil rig operator, has been found not guilty in all charges in what is seen as the biggest tax trial ever in Norway. Photo: GDFSuez BY KATRINE GRØNVALD RAUN Published: 03.07.14 at 12:59 The world’s biggest oil rig operator, US-based Transocean, has been found not guilty in a tax trial believed to be the biggest ever in Norway’s history. Already a subscriber? Log in. Read the whole article Get access for 14 days for free. No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial. Access all locked articles Receive our daily newsletters Access our app First name: Last name: E-mail address: Password: I accept the terms and conditions An error has occured. Please try again later. Create trial Get full access for you and your coworkers. Start a free company trial today More from ShippingWatch Box carriers to see big drop in earnings – are fighting for volume already The leading container liners are still making a lot of money, but earnings will see a steep decline in Q4, forecasts Alphaliner. Carriers have begun ”fighting for volume,” according to Xeneta. Costamare reveals more details about new dry cargo operator With a USD 200m commitment, the shipowner has launched a new dry bulk operating platform with presence in a number of shipping hubs. Maersk drops blockchain platform Tradelens, a blockchain platform established by Maersk, is being scrapped by the shipping giant over the next few months due to a lack of support from the industry. Frontline is confident in prolonged tanker upswing Tanker operator Frontline’s earnings increased in Q3, and CEO Lars H. Barstad predicts a ”prolonged strong cycle” in the tanker market. EU is hooked on Russia LNG and paying billions to keep it coming While the EU has banned imports of Russian coal and is about to launch similar measures for oil, the union’s LNG imports from Russia are increasing, and an embargo is not on the horizon. Print Print Increase text size Increase text size Decrease text size Decrease text size Further reading Danish offshore company sued by former US partner over collapsed wind farm deal Germany in need of ports for major offshore wind expansion Germany and Qatar sign 15-year LNG supply deal Dof lost fight with shareholders – rescue plan turned down Russia to continue crude oil exports via "shadow fleet" Related articles Norwegian supply company indicted in tax case Clipper loses tax trial once again Norwegian shipping demands improved framework conditions Danish tax reform: Social democrats to remember seafarers.