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Equity fund wants to buy the Mols-Linien
Equity fund wants to buy the Mols-Linien
04-07-2015 08:00
The Danish equity fund Polaris makes a tender offer on all shares of the ferry operator Mols-Linien, which sails on routes Odden-Ebeltoft and Odden-Aarhus. Polaris offers 34 kr. per share. This corresponds to a total purchase price of Mols-Linien for about 482 million kroner.

Lauritzen postpones delivery of hotel ship
05-07-2015 08:00
J. Lauritzen has through its subsidiary Axis Offshore - which the Danish shipping company owns in a joint venture with the private equity fund HitecVision - decided to postpone the delivery of a semi-submersible hotel ship that is being built at Cosco Qidong Offshore.
Semco Maritime receives large order
03-07-2015 08:00
Only a month and a half after the acquisition of host facilities by Hanøytangen, Bergen, Semco Martime has landed the first big order - preparation of the newly built rig Songa Equinox.
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Orskov Yard strengthens its management
02-07-2015 08:00
Orskov Yard has appointed Lars Fischer as Sales/Technical Director. Fischer comes from a position as sales director at Wärtsilä and has previously been employed at MAN Diesel. He will rank alongside the yard's current director Christina Ørskov
Private equity fund may buy Esvagt
01-07-2015 08:00
According to Jyllands-Posten's corporate page on the web, Finans, the private equity fund 3i is well underway in negotiations to take control of the service and guard company Esvagt which has AP Møller-Maersk as the major shareholder.
 Hvide Sande-shipyard changes name
30-06-2015 08:00
Hvide Sande Shipping and Baadebyggeri has existed since 1950 under this name, and since then, companies like Seasight Steel and Seasight Action have come along. It has been decided to combine the three departments under one common name that clearly indicates which tasks can be handled.

 Shipowners propose maritime growth plan
29-06-2015 08:00
The Danish Shipowners Association believes that the new government should launch a new maritime growth plan, which can boost the Danish growth. Both sides of the parliament have expressed interest in maritime growth before the election.

Hanstholm harbour ready for investments
28-06-2015 08:00
Hanstholm harbour announces tens of millions worth of investments in the port in 2016 - both to increase landings of fish and enhance service industry. The port expects a significant surplus this year
Fire on offshore turbine ship in Esbjerg
27-06-2015 08:00
Several emergency vessels from the fire department in Esbjerg are starting to put out a fire on the offshore wind turbine installation vessel Bold Tern, owned and operated by Fred Olsen Windcarrier Limited. They fear that the gas cylinders on board the ship can trigger an explosion.
Denmark gets maritime top position
26-06-2015 08:00
The director of Lyngsø Marine, Kjeld Dittmann, is elected as the new president of the European maritime industry organization SEA Europe today. Danish maritime companies get a larger impression, says Danish Maritime adm. Director Jenny N. Braat.
Tanker Market improves Norden outcome
25-06-2015 08:00
Norden raises expectations of operating profit (EBIT) for 2015 from $ 50-90 million dollars compared to earlier estimations of $ -40-40 million US dollars. The expectations are due to a broad-based recovery in the tanker market with strong rates in all regions.
 Bladt and Semco receive offshore order
25-06-2015 08:00
The Belgian developer of wind farms Nobel Wind has assigned Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime for a contract for the construction of a substation, OSS, for the projected Bligh Bank II offshore wind farm. The contract includes everything from engineering to installation of the substation.

 DONG plans new English offshore wind farm
24-06-2015 08:00
DONG Energy has decided to build the offshore Race Bank in the Greater Wash area about 27 km off the east coast of Englang. Race Bank will have a capacity of up to 580 MW and is expected installed and fully operational in 2018.

New look at the port of Esbjerg
23-06-2015 08:00
Dokken Towers is the name of a new project at Esbjerg, where a new district at the docks will link the city and the water with attractive and vibrant urban facilities, residential, commercial and hotel buildings. The project is characterized by a 125 meter tall tower.
Biggest maritime event in Denmark
22-06-2015 08:00
When Denmark opens its doors for the Danish Maritime Days for the second time, it is the single biggest event that the maritime industry in Denmark has ever planned. Danish Maritime Days is the name for a whole week packed with events, presentations and the largest maritime exhibition in Denmark ever, the Danish Maritime Fair.
Esvagt names newest ship
21-06-2015 08:00
Esvagt has named the company's latest ERRV vessel (Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel), Esvagt Chastine. The ship is no. 15 in the series of C-type ERRV vessels in ESVAGT fleet, and it was built by ASL Shipyard in Singapore.
Langeland proceeds with ferry plan
20-06-2015 08:00
Langeland Municipality proceeds with plans to let the Strynø ferry sail between Marstal and Rudkøbing twice a day in summer. But it will not be this year. The municipality has had representatives in Marstal look at the ferry landing, which has to be rebuilt. Now operations have to be taken into account.
 Bladt and Semco receive offshore order
19-06-2015 08:00
The Belgian developer of wind farms Nobel Wind has assigned Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime for a contract for the construction of a substation, OSS, for the projected Bligh Bank II offshore wind farm. The contract includes everything from engineering to installation of the substation.

 Investment Group Denmark sells vessels
18-06-2015 08:00
The investment Group Denmark continues to sell old bulk carriers. Lately the investment group Denmark thus disposed of the 28,200 dwt large Arctic ID that was built in 1998.

Norden-ships classified by LR
17-06-2015 08:00
The company NORDEN A/S, which is based in Copenhagen, has signed an agreement with Lloyd's Register Class, LR, to class 57 vessels, which is the entire fleet of Norden and other operated ships owned by the Norden. 32 ships will be transferred to LR.
Thyborøn will double the gravel exports
16-06-2015 08:00
Thyborøn will double its export turnover by retrieving pebbles and gravel from the sea and transport it by train. The port will construct an extra train track in cooperation with Midtjyske Railways, so the large amounts of raw materials can be transported.
The offshore industry plunged into crisis
15-06-2015 08:00
A new study now displays a figure on how hard the fall in oil prices has hit the oil and gas industry in the North Sea. Two-third of the industry's companies have been forced to cancel or suspend new projects, and half of the companies have cut costs to employees.
Blade factory in Nakskov reopens
14-06-2015 08:00
During the second half of the year, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will reopen the former Vestas factory in Nakskov, to produce wind turbine blades. The plan is to produce blades of up to 80 meters.
 Graduation for shipping trainees
13-06-2015 08:00
33 shipping trainees have completed the Danish Shipowners' Association international shipping education and were celebrated at the graduation on Friday, June 12. The 33 shipping trainees began the program The Commercial Shipping Programme in 2013 and have now completed the two-year course.

 Drones can be heading to the Navy
12-06-2015 08:00
Drones will be able to help the Navy with spotting people in need of help and to send emergency help in advance in the future. The commander of the vessel Thetis took part in a debate at the People's Meeting on the drone technology

Thrane brothers want to sell luxury yachts
11-06-2015 08:00
Knud E. Hansen has designed two environmentally friendly luxury yachts for Lars Thrane and Per Blinkenberg-Thrane. The two brothers have realized that there is a market for this kind of luxury yachts, and therefore they have plans to start selling these types of ships. So far they have established Poseidon Shipbuilding, which owns all rights to the design.
The Blue Denmark on Folkemødet
10-06-2015 08:00
Christopher Arzrouni, Børsens debate editor, focuses on the Blue Denmark's present and future. The debate "Can the Blue Denmark deliver growth?" will be held on Friday 12 June at 11:45 to 12:45 in Strandvejens Meeting Tent - Danchells Facility (A44) on Folkemødet in Allinge, Bornholm.
Fayard Director denies underpayment
09-06-2015 08:00
The director of Fayard denies that the yard at Lindø use substitutes who only get 54 kroner an hour. In order to achieve greater transparency, foreign substitutes who are disseminated from the company HH Group, must be employed directly by HH Group and not by subcontractors.
Interest in buying shares in Mols-Line
08-06-2015 08:00
The governmental Financial Stability has taken over 27 percent stake in the Mols-Line after an investo bought shares in the Mols-Line before the financial crisis. There have been several bids, but the stake has not yet been sold, Financial Stability has had time to wait until the right offer comes.
 BWS part of Greenlandic mining adventure
07-06-2015 08:00
Blue Water is to transport equipment for building Aappaluttoq Ruby and Pink Sapphire Project in Greenland. Aappaluttoq means "Red Mountain". It is an important mining project that creates jobs for the local service providers and contributes positively to the economy of Greenland.

 Radar system to reduce turbine nuisances
06-06-2015 08:00
Test Center Østerild has just installed a radar system that detects the airplanes in the area via sensors and transmit a signal to turn the lights on and off. In this way the nuisances from lights are reduced as much as possible, while the safety of the flying traffic is the same.

DEA responds to offshore wind criticism
05-06-2015 08:00
According to the media, Wind People will complain to the Complaints Board for supply of DEA's supply of 350 MW coastal offshore wind turbines. Wind People have applied for prequalification, but believes that bidding requirements can be met only by very large companies and is in breach of EU procurement directive.
IMO focus on gas-powered ships
04-06-2015 08:00
The committee of the IMO Maritime Safety (MSC) are keeping session at the IMO's headquarters in London. The committee is expected to adopt a mandatory code for gas-fueled ships, which will include draft IGF Code, and it is expected that the code will be made mandatory under the International Convention for Safety at Sea (SOLAS).
Foundations support Maritime Days
03-06-2015 08:00
Six maritime funds as well as the Business and Growth Ministry have pledged financial support to the Danish Maritime Days, which takes place from 5 to 9 October. Thus, the A. P. Møller Support Fund, the Danish Maritime Fund, D/S Orients Fond/D/S Norden, Hempel Foundation, Lauritzen Foundation and Torm Foundation all decided to support the Danish Maritime Days 2015.
New underwater trencher for CT Offshore
02-06-2015 08:00
CT Offshore has developed a new underwater trencher ROV, to be used for Dong Energy's Gode Wind 1 + 2 offshore wind farms. Here, CT Offshore will have to place 97 cables between the turbines and the trencher will make it a lot easier.
 Blue Water manages logistics for Semco
01-06-2015 08:00
Blue Water recently signed a contract with Semco Maritime logistics support for the construction of a new power plant in Panama. The oil and gas division in Blue Water will provide storage and transport solutions from many places in the world to the power plant.

 New ferry for Thyborøn – Agger
31-05-2015 08:00
Thyborøn-Agger Ferry Service is now asking the company's two owners - Lemvig and Thisted - to allocate some 40 million kroner for the construction of a new ferry. The ferry will replace the current ferry crossing that has been in service for 40 years and is worn out.

Denmark's the 8th-largest shipping nation
30-05-2015 08:00
Danish Shipowners Association has just published the biannual publication ”Shipping in numbers” which shows the development in the Danish merchant fleet. Danish shipping companies came out of 2014 better than expected despite very difficult market conditions. Denmark is the 8th-largest shipping nation measured by tonnage operated.
The Danish Maritime award 2015
29-05-2015 08:00
At the Danish Shipowners Association annual general meeting on Thursday, May 28 2015, Captain Peter Sams and his crew from the ship TORM Lotte received The Danish Maritime award 2015. Peter Sams and his crew rescued 564 refugees in the Mediterranean from a sinking fishing boat in July 2014.
Cruise ship could not dock at Skagen
28-05-2015 08:00
Because of strong winds coming from the south, with gusts up to 16 meters per second, the captain of the cruise ship Brilliance of the Seas decided to cancel docking at Skagen Harbour, which should have taken place yesterday
Cooperation to boost cruise visits
27-05-2015 08:00
To increase efforts for more cruise ships in Denmark, whereas the smaller cruise ports in recent years have experienced growth, VisitDenmark has joined the Cruise Copenhagen Network. Many ports, but especially smaller ones, can look forward to far more cruise ships this year than previously.
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