The Australian Federal Court fines a Norwegian global shipping company for participating in a cartel (WWO)

Shipping cartel fines now total $83.5 million after WWO conviction* Norwegian-based global shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS (WWO) has been convicted of criminal cartel conduct and ordered by the Federal Court to pay a fine of $24 million, in a case prosecuted by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP). This brings to a close an extensive investigation by the ACCC into an international cartel involving several international shipping companies in relation to the shipping of vehicles to Australia from Asia, Europe and the US on behalf of major car manufacturers. In Australia, three international shipping

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Australian Competition Authority, The Australian Federal Court fines a Norwegian global shipping company for participating in a cartel (WWO), 4 February 2021, e-Competitions Cooperation between National Competition Authorities, Art. N° 99180

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