This week's top stories on ShippingWatch

2M alliance approval came  back into the spotlight this week, Scandlines is worried about the Fehmarn Belt fixed link, and CEO resignations - these are some of the key stories from the past week.
Photo: Maersk Line
Photo: Maersk Line

Will 2M secure US and Chinese approval?

Several observers asked this question, but Maersk Line's CEO remains confident.

The US to consult China on 2M alliance

Skou: We comply with the Chinese requirements

Media: Maersk and MSC have not learned from failed P3


CEOs (about to) step down

Jesper Lok resigned as CEO of Danish state-owned railroad service DSB, leading to speculations about a potential switch to shipping. And there were rumors of senior executive reshuffles at other companies as well.

Speculations about new Norden CEO gather momentum

EMS Seven Seas' CEO on the way out


Is the Fehmarn Belt fixed link illegal?

Scandlines say so, but Danish Minister of Transport Magnus Heunicke (Social Democrat, S) disagrees.

Scandlines: Fehmarn link gets illegal state subsidies


Further reading

DNV GL's financial results

DNV GL's marine business grows

How insurance companies deal with sanctions

Political sanctions put pressure on maritime insurance

Danish Ports' CEO's efforts to curb unfair state subsidies

Nordic ports looking to join forces in the EU

And why Maersk Line beats its competitors

Maersk Line left rivals in the wake in 1st half of the year 

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