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Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG)

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) grew out of the Maritime Overseas Corporation, founded in 1948. OSG, a Delaware corporation, was incorporated in 1969. The next year it was publicly listed on the...

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Themes For EMEA Infrastructure 2013

BMI View: We expect activity in the infrastructure sector to pick up momentum over 2013 in EMEA, with our forecasts suggesting that real growth in construction is going to accelerate across all...

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Croatia - Q1 2013

IntroductionCroatia benefits from a relatively high GDP per capita, a stable democracy and the lure of EU accession, scheduled to happen on July 1 2013. The chief business environment constraints are...

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Mitsui OSK Lines

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL)'s container operations are relatively small compared with its dry bulk and tanker operations. In FY12 the container unit's revenue accounted for 37.9% of the group's total. In...

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Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) was founded in 1970 in Geneva, Switzerland. It launched its first service between the Mediterranean and South and East Africa in the mid-1970s. In 2003 it became...

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Key Themes For 2013: Emerging Europe

Central and Eastern Europe will benefit from the gradual global recovery in various ways. In our 2013 outlook we identify key trends and themes we anticipate over the next 12 months. Central and...

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Mercator Challenged By Weakness At Home

Slovenia's leading food retailer Mercator finds itself particularly exposed to ongoing weakness at home and across the Balkan region. Mercator has just reported results for the first nine months of...

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Divide Widens Across The Pond

BMI View: As expected, weak demand continued to rein in price spikes in November. The Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip and a temporarily solution to the Greek debt crisis saw Brent rise to US$...

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Lactalis Acquires Slovenian Dairy Firm

France-based dairy company Lactalis has reached an agreement to acquire a controlling 50.3% stake in Slovenian dairy firm Ljubljanske Miekarne. The Slovenian company is active across the dairy...

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