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