Wallenius Wilhelmsen charged with cartel activities in Australia

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has been charged by authorities in Australia for its alleged role in a cartel relating to sea freight of cars from 2011 to 2012. The shipping company has previously agreed to settle in the EU, US and in South Africa.

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Norwegian car carrier Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean has been charged with cartel activities in Australia.

The charge is for alleged cartel activities relating to the transport of cars to Australia in the period from June 2011 to July 2012, and it comes in the wake of fines issued to other shipping companies which participated in the cartel arrangement which Wallenius Wilhelmsen allegedly also participated in, says the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission in a statement.

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