Shipwrecked Maersk vessels collided for 36 hours
In an extensive report on two shipwrecked Maersk vessels, the Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board determined that a sufficient risk assessment had not been carried out by the carrier. The two ships collided with each other continuously for 36 hours before they both sank off the coast of France last December. After the release of the report, Maersk Supply Service stated that the company considered the case closed.
Denmark’s Minister for Industry, Brian Mikkelsen. Photo: /ritzau/Rune Aarestrup Pedersen.
Denmark wants to expand the net wage scheme
“An investment in the future,” said the Danish Minister for Industry Brian Mikkelsen to ShippingWatch this week, after the government announced a proposal to expand the net wage scheme to cover offshore vessels, including wind and construction ships. Meanwhile, the registration tariff on vessels will be abolished.
Klaus Kjærulff. PR photo
Kjærulff bets big on bulk
Torm’s former CEO, Klaus Kjærulff, has founded Vincent Shipping together with the former top broker in Norwegian firm Fearnley, Jan Lund, and businessman Jan Bech Andersen. The first vessels have just been delivered.
PR photo: OW Bunker
Trouble in the OW Bunker estate
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