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Copenhagen was the center of the Danish Maritime Days 2015 this week and thus also host to a huge gathering of shipping industry CEOs, stakeholders, politicians and overall decision-makers. And DSV finally followed through on its awaited US acquisition.

The Danish Maritime Days even was held for the second time, and CEO's and decision-makers came together for a week filled with events both formal and informal.

Maritime summit kicks off  

The key event, Danish Maritime Forum, featured the participation of more than 200 senior executives and took place on Wednesday and Thursday. The event was covered in depth by ShippingWatch, including video interviews with key participants.

Get an overview here.

Nils Smedegaard: Lower global growth should concern us

 

Yildirim sells CMA CGM shares and reinvests

 

Iranian shipping looking for partners in the West

 

Søren Skou points to the next major savings

Maritime lawyers: Vestager brings a whole new style

Disagreement complicates EU case against 14 carriers

Here are the pictures from the Danish Maritime Forum's first day

 

Photo: Carsten Lundager
Photo: Carsten Lundager

Martin Stopford, Clarksons Research

Martin Stopford: Shipping's business model is outdated 

Maersk: We must become greener before forced to do so

IMO: Shipping must protect its reputation

Photo: Danish Maritime Forum 2015
Photo: Danish Maritime Forum 2015

Koji Sekimizu, Secretary General, IMO

 

Analyst: Shipping must let go of trade secrets

Swedish shipowners bank on various alternative fuels

Panama Canal considers legal action after delay

 

DSV acquired US-based logistics group UTi Worldwide

Danish logistics and transport group DSV announced its acquisition of UTi Worldwide for USD 1.35 billion. Economies of scale will make the US-based company profitable again, says DSV CEO Jens Bjørn Andersen.

DSV acquires UTi Worldwide for USD 1.35 billion

This is how DSV's CEO will make UTi profitable 

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