Collusion case involving Eimskip and Samskip is "without precedent"

The case involving the two North Atlantic container operators Eimskip and Samskip is characterized by grave violations of the competition rules, according to Iceland's Competition Authority, ICA. The authority has compiled a long list of concessions from Eimskip. ShippingWatch lists the items here.

Shipping operator Samskip is still being investigated by the Icelandic Competition Authority after | Photo: Samskip

Limiting transport capacity, dividing major customers between each other and exchanging important information on prices and business matters.

These are just some of the items on the list of transgressions in Samskip and Eimskip's longtime coordination and dividing of the transport market between them to keep prices artificially high.

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