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Danish Maritime Officers sues DFDS and Royal Arctic Line

Danish Maritime Officers has sent subpoenas to two members of the Danish Shipowners’ Association. Thereby, the organisation does what is has previously threatened to do. This is the first official step towards a regular trial on the regulation of net wages in the Danish International Ship Register (DIS).

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DFDS and Royal Arctic Line have received an unpleasant letter. Thursday 3 May, Danish Maritime Officers sent subpoenas to the two members of Danish Shipowners’ Association. This marks the beginning of a trial on the adjustment of net wages in DIS.

 “We are looking forward to hearing the shipping companies judicial arguments as to why net wages in DIS should not be adjusted when the Danish taxation system is changing as much as it is these years”, Secretary General of Danish Maritime Officers, Fritz Ganzhorn says.

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