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The past week brought numerous second quarter interim reports, especially from John Fredriksen's companies, while Maersk Container Industry got a new CEO and the first names attending Danish Maritime Days were revealed.

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A week of Fredriksen's financial results

Several of John Fredriksen's companies published 2nd quarter results this week. Get an overview here:

John Fredriksen: Rosneft deal is very important

Dry bulk fails Golden Ocean's expectations

John Fredriksen continues his investment strategy

Frontline 2012: US condensate could be a game changer

Replacement at MCI

Photo: Pressefoto
Photo: Pressefoto

Stig Hoffmeyer is the new CEO of Maersk Container Industry, which plans to move its management team from Tinglev to Copenhagen in 2015:

Stig Hoffmeyer new CEO of Maersk Container Industry

Maersk's container factory suffered big deficit in 2013

Danish Ship Finance and the rating

Danish Ship Finance finished the 2nd quarter with a significantly improved result, but the company is still struggling with its rating:

Danish Ship Finance makes USD 149 million profit

Danish Ship Finance keeps fighting poor rating

Moody's: One single big customer hurts Danish Ship Finance's rating

The German banks

HSH Nordbank is ready for the EU's health check, which many observers believe will hit the shipping banks in particular, according to the bank's management:

HSH performs major impairments on shipping

NordLB calls for caution in the shipping market

Commerzbank divesting container ships

Further reading:

Here are the first names for the Danish Maritime Forum

Pontoppidan: Nordic Shipholding's growth plan intact

Ramboll backtracking in Norway

APM Terminals: Significant interest in the Nicaragua Canal 

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