This week's top picks on ShippingWatch

The year's second week was characterized by billions of dollars and Maersk, with the Group selling both supertankers and supermarkets. But the week also brought lots of other good stories - find a selection below.

Maersk sold out

The shipping company's supertanker fleet was sold for USD 980 million after protracted speculations. Belgian Euronav wound up buying the 15 VLCC's.

Euronav buys VLCC fleet from Maersk Tankers

Maersk Tankers sale creates new VLCC behemoth

Euronav sells shares to finance supertankers

Engelstoft: Divestment a major step in new strategy

And Maersk took center stage for the second time during the week when it sold its stake in Dansk Supermarked Group, which brought the company around USD 3 billion in proceeds.

Maersk sells Dansk Supermarked for USD 3 billion

Maersk skyrockets following divestment

Analyst: More Maersk companies could be in play

Platou: Maersk share could be this year's top pick

Danish shipyards back in force

The week also brought several stories about Danish shipyards, as Orskov Yards in Northern Jutland continues to grow and the Danish yard industry in general looks strong going forward.

Orskov Yards still going strong

Danish yards: Denmark back as shipbuilding nation

The Battle on the Channel

The case concerning Eurotunnel's ferry operations on the English Channel, where the French tunnel operator is competing directly with DFDS and P&O, developed further as the British Competition Commission announced that a final verdict will be handed down in April.

DFDS: No new appeal in Channel case

Canal dispute will be settled in April 

Stories not to miss:

Scandlines targets discarded ferries

Braemar: Banks slow down VLCC scrapping

Thome Ship Management eyes 15 percent growth in 2014 

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