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Danish candidacy for IMO seat

The future CEO of the Danish Shipowners' Association and current ambassador in London, Anne Hedensted Steffensen, has applied for a key position at the IMO on behalf of Denmark.

Last week, Denmark officially handed in the Danish candidacy for the Council in the UN's maritime organization. This was done in relation to the growth initiative for the Danish Maritime Cluster, which states that Denmark will remain active in the international IMO cooperation, says the Danish Maritime Authority.

The Danish ambassador in London, Anne Hedensted Steffensen, who will take over as CEO of the Danish Shipowners' Association later this year, officially handed in the Danish candidacy for the Council in the UN's maritime organization (the IMO Council) for the period 2014-2016. Denmark has been part of the IMO Council  since 2001. The highest ranking council in the IMO, it has 40 members divided into 3 groups, and it's where the more strategic and political maritime issues are discussed.

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