Competition raid on Norwegian shipping companies fails to produce result

The Norwegian competition authorities found no basis for charges against shipping companies which were suspected of participating in illegal cartel activities. The case has now been shelved.

Kari Bjørkhaug. PR-foto Konkurransetilsynet. | Photo: PR / Konkurransetilsynet

A raid in the fall in Norway against a series of unnamed shipping companies, which were suspected of illegal cartel activities, failed to produce a result.

The Norwegian Competition Authority states that there is no basis for filing potential antitrust cases against the companies. The investigation has now been completed and the case shelved.

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