Eimskip admits to "collusive behaviour" with Samskip in longstanding competition case

Container line Eimskip has reached a settlement with the Icelandic competition authority in a protracted competition case. Eimskip admits to "collusive behavior" with competitor Samskip and will pay a fine of EUR 10 million. Samskip is "surprised to learn this in the media", the carrier tells ShippingWatch. Updated.

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Eimskip is set to pay a fine as a result of a settlement with the Icelandic competition authority in a protracted case concerning the Icelandic carrier and its rival Samskip.

With the settlement, Eimskip will pay a fine of EUR 10 million (USD 11.9 million), the company announced last week.

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