Monday, March 6, 2017
Maritime News

South African Competition Watchdog Seeks Penalty Against K-Line

JOHANNESBURG, March 6 (Reuters) – South Africa’s competition watchdog ruled on Monday that Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd’s (K-Line), one of

March 6, 2017
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Monday, January 16, 2017
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Damen Headquarters Raided Amid Foreign Bribery Investigation

AMSTERDAM, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Dutch investigators have raided the Netherlands’ biggest ship builder, Damen Shipyards, as part of a criminal

January 16, 2017
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Maritime News

South Africa Raids Global Shipping Lines in Collusion Probe

By Liezel Hill (Bloomberg) — South Africa’s Competition Commission searched the premises of six shipping companies including AP Moeller-Maersk A/S as

September 28, 2016
Total Views: 53

Thursday, July 14, 2016
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Maritime News

WWL to Pay Nearly $100 Million Criminal Fine Over Ro-Ro Price Fixing Scheme

Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS (WWL) has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $98.9 million criminal fine for its involvement in a

July 14, 2016
Total Views: 130

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Maritime News

EU Commission Closes Competition Investigation Against Maersk, MSC, and Others

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, July 7 (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators accepted on Thursday an offer from Maersk, the world’s largest container

July 7, 2016
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Maritime News

EU to Accept Antitrust Offer from Maersk, MSC, and 13 Others, Sources Say

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, June 28 (Reuters) – World No.1 container liner Maersk, Swiss peer MSC and 13 other shipping firms are set to escape possible

June 28, 2016
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Maritime News

Maersk to Change Freight Rate Announcements After EU Probe

COPENHAGEN, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, said on Tuesday it would change the way it publishes

February 16, 2016
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Maritime News

Container Shipping Lines Offer to Settle EU Pricing Probe

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Leading shipping container groups Maersk, MSC and 13 other firms have offered to change their pricing

February 10, 2016
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Maritime News

Shipping Getting Anti-Competitive for Smallest Countries, UN Says

  GENEVA, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Shipping mergers are leaving an increasing number of countries serviced by too few suppliers to ensure a competitive

October 14, 2015
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Maritime News

MOL Second to Settle Car Carrier Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, also known as MOL, has settled a major class-action antitrust lawsuit filed by individual consumers and auto,

August 18, 2015
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Monday, July 27, 2015

China Probing Car Carrier Lines on Antitrust Claims

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s top economic planning agency is investigating allegations of monopolistic practices by shipping lines that move

July 27, 2015
Total Views: 4

Monday, September 29, 2014
Maritime News

K-Line to Pay $67 Million Criminal Fine for Role in Ro-Ro Price Fixing Conspiracy

Japan's Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., aka K-Line, has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $67.7 million criminal fine for its role in a 15-year-long price fixing

September 29, 2014
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

EU Opens Investigation Into Tax Exemptions for Dutch Ports

The European Union's competition watchdog on Wednesday opened an investigation into tax exemptions granted to ports in the Netherlands and warned France and

July 9, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, June 27, 2014

Antitrust Regulator Gives Eurotunnel’s Ferry Service Six Months

Britain's competition regulator has told Groupe Eurotunnel, the operator of the undersea rail link between Britain and France, it will have to stop operating

June 27, 2014
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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Jones Act Carriers Agree to $3.4 Million Settlement Over Price Fixing Claims

Jones Act shipping companies Sea Star Line and Horizon Lines have agreed to pay a combine $3.4 million to settle claims of their involvement in a price fixing

March 11, 2014
Total Views: 8

Thursday, February 27, 2014

CSAV Agrees to $8.9 Million Fine for Price Fixing Scheme

Chilean shipping firm Compania Sudamericana de Vapores has agreed to plead guilty to a price-fixing conspiracy and pay an $8.9 million criminal fine to the

February 27, 2014
Total Views: 8