Eimskip wants protracted competition case closed

The case has been unwilling to die since Iceland's competition authority back in 2013 raided Eimskip's offices in Reykjavik due to suspicions of illegal arrangements to distribute customers.

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For five years, Iceland's competition authority has been investigating serious accusations against the nation's two biggest shipping and logistics companies Eimskip and Samskip, the latter of which is officially based in the Netherlands with headquarters in Rotterdam.

The investigation began with a dawn raid on Sept. 10 2013 at the two companies' offices and subsidiaries in Reykjavik.

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