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.
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.
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.
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.