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Eimskip and Samskip accused of collusion in new document

Icelandic authorities aim a series of severe charges against Eimskip and Samskip, which are accused of comprehensive price collusion. The deals may have started in 2001 and could have ties to foreign companies.

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The Icelandic competition authority now unveils its investigation of the cartel case against the country's two largest shipping companies, Eimskip and Samskip.

The competition authority has till now kept the details of the matter to itself since the case began five years ago. At this time, the investigators conducted a dawn raid on the companies' offices due to suspicions of a comprehensive and illegal collusion related to sea freight to and from Iceland.

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