This week's top stories on ShippingWatch

Torm getting close to a new deal with the carrier's banks, the future plan for Nordic Tankers and the US' impending approval of the new 2M alliance were just some of the key stories this week on ShippingWatch.

Heavily-indebted Torm seems to finally be approaching a deal with the carrier's banks.

Torm lenders present proposal for debt restructuring

Five banks have signed the Torm agreement

Seven months after taking over as CEO of Nordic Tankers, Per Sylvester Jensen has now completed his executive management team and is ready to start the process of turning the chemical tanker carrier into a solid business again.

Carsten Ostenfeldt joins Nordic Tankers

Sylvester Jensen's plan for Nordic Tankers

According to sources, the US Federal Maritime Commission will clear the 2M alliance, which will thus make the collaboration a reality by October 11th. But 2M will be subject to extraordinary monitoring if approved, FMC Chairman Mario Cordero told ShippingWatch.

FMC Chairman: We will keep a close eye on 2M 

Shippers: New alliances will strengthen competition 

SeaIntel: 2M beats rivals from key Chinese port

Next week Denmark will host the international shipping event Danish maritime Days - a week-long event featuring a wealth of conferences and events.

This is the agenda for the Danish Maritime Forum

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