Last week's top stories on ShippingWatch

The Danish Fraud Squad filed charges against a Danish oil company, Maersk Tankers' CEO talks strategy, Torm orders new ships, and developments in the scrubber market are some of this week's top stories.

The world's biggest tanker pool

In an interview with ShippingWatch, Maersk Tankers CEO Morten Engelstoft discussed the carrier's strategy:

Maersk Tankers looking to build world's largest tanker pool

Maersk Tankers CEO: This is our plan to beat the competition

The Danish Fraud Squad filed charges

On Friday, the Attorney General’s office for fraud and economic crimes - generally known as the Danish Fraud Squad (SØIK) - filed charges against a well-known Danish company operating in the oil sector:

Danish state prosecutor charges well-known company with gross fraud

Torm and the fleet

This week Torm ordered new ships for the first time in seven years:

Torm places major order at Chinese yard

Torm CEO comfortable with new order in spite of big orderbook

Photo: Torm

Scrubber news

Low oil price slows scrubber sales at Alfa Laval

EU shuts down millions dollar funding for one type of scrubber 

Maersk in South America

Long way to profits for Maersk's new container factory

Maersk projects zero growth for Brazil in 2016

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"This is definitely a good time for buying ships" 

Shipowners' association following MAN manipulation case

Norden stands out in completely collapsed dry bulk sector

OMT boosts its revenue 67 percent  

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