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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.

DFDS faces acute shortage of IT employees

Despite its status as one of Denmark's biggest shipping companies, DFDS is struggling to attract employees for its IT division, which employs 250 people. "Difficult and annoying," says the company. "A general trend," notes Danish Shipping.

China preparing tough response to US tariffs

The US's individualist trade policy will ultimately harm the country's own workers and farmers, says Chinese spokesperson at a press conference. China will take action to defend its own interests.

CMA CGM acquires Finnish logistics company

CMA CGM buys family-owned logistics company Containerships in a move that will strengthen the French liner major on North European shortsea routes, including in the Baltic Sea.

Wilbur Ross accused of insider trading in Russia case

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies allegations that he engaged in insider trading when he short sold stock in Navigator Holdings a few days before a story emerged that the shipping company was linked to associates of Vladimir Putin.

Maersk Group appoints new CFO

A.P. Moeller-Maersk has found its new CFO after Jakob Stausholm stepped down earlier this uear. The new CFO comes from the Swedish business sphere.

McKinsey outlines the next 25 years for container shipping

If the liner shipping companies feel that disruption is changing the state of the sector today, they ought to take a glance at McKinsey's latest report, which presents a possible scenario for the future and the next 25 years. Find the complete report here.

Scan Global sends controversial bunker surcharge on to customers

The emergency bunker surcharge which numerous liner companies have introduced in recent weeks will be sent on in the system as far as possible. "We would not be able to withstand it if we had to pay it ourselves," Scan Global Logistics CEO Allan Melgaard tells ShippingWatch.

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