Maersk Line enforces new bunker surcharge
The price on oil is sky rocketing to the highest level since 2014 and this means that Maersk Line similar to their partners is the 2M-network, MSC, are enforcing a special supplement on fuel, Emergency Bunker Subcharge, the shipping company has informed.
Danish start-up to increase sea-safety|
KMD has invested in the Danish start-up company Scoutbase, who in close cooperation with DFDS are in the process of developing a digital communication system, which will help create better safety on sea before ships sail of.
Recycled trash is gathering severely in ports|
The government’s move of location for the Danish Maritime Authority has created months of waiting for approvals for shipping of trash out of the country by ship. This makes it more difficult and expensive to plan the transport, numerous recycling organizations points out.
Freight sales dropped in Danish ports|
Denmark’s official statistics new numbers show a minor drop of 1,3 percent in freight sales in Danish ports in 2017. 94,6 million tons freight was handled in 2017 compared to 95,8 million tons in 2016. Though members of Danish port organization Danske Havne had a slight increase of 1,7 percent compared to 2016.
Common platform will benefit the industry |
The entire industry of onshore and offshore energy production plans to strengthen cooperation revolving innovation with the help of creating one common platform. Ørsted, Total E & P Denmark and Siemens Gamesa are among the companies backing up the new innovation network.
|Sailing safety in Kattegat increases|
The International Maritime Organization’s sea safety committee has adopted the Danish-Swedish proposal of new sailing routes in Kattegat and Skagerrak. The development has meant that the ships that currently sail through these waters are bigger then what the route systems were originally intended for.
|EU- proposal will simplify ship reporting|
The European Commission has adopted a proposal that aims to increase harmonization of demands for the ships regulatory reporting, when they sail to harbours within European borders. The proposal aims to reduce administrative burdens for Danish and European shipping.
Offshore and universities going cooperate|
It is going to take new knowledge, inspiration and an innovative approach. Therefore the wind, oil and gas industry wants to strenghten their relations with universities. increased cooperation with the smartest people in the country is neccesary if the Danish offshore industry is going to be head of new innovation.
Maersk stock drops with 10 pct.|
The deficit of 239 million dollars of the first quarter in the continuing part of A.P. Møller – Maersk disappoints investors, who have made the stock drop by 9,6 percent after one hour of trade. The Chief Executive refers to the result as ”Dissatisfying”.
Larger revenue in Maersk Logistics|
Maersk Logistics & Services increased their revenues for the first quarter of the year to 1,46 billion dollars from 1,38 billion in the same period in 2017. Though profits did drop from 32 billion dollars to 23 dollars.
The Maritime Authority gets three addresses|
As it was made clear back in February that the Danish Maritime Authority will not get one address under the same roof in Korsør, a plan is now in the works that places the board's employees at three different addresses at the waterfront.
|Scandlines celebrates 55 years on Fehmern|
It is now 55 years ago the ferry route between Rødby and Puttgarden was established. Since then 294 million passengers between Denmark and Germany have been transported on the ferry route, which was originally an operation started by Danish King Frederik the 9th.
|Borkum Riffgrund 2 is being installed|
Fred. Olsen’s installation ship Bold Tern is in the process of installing a total of 56 MHI Vestas windmills on Borkum Riffgrund 2, which is approximately 57 km of the German North West coast. Fred. Olsen won the contract with Ørsted back in June 2016.
Maersk-CEO wanted to buy DONG Energy|
Back in spring of 2016, Former CEO of A.P. Møller - Maersk, Nils Smedegaard Andersen, had plans of buying Dong Energy, which shortly after was listed at 100 mia. Danish kroner, writes Berlingske Business on the basis of several sources.
Hafnia Tankers Books First Quarter Profit|
Hafnia generated an operating profit for the three months ended March 31, 2018 of $7.7 million and a net profit of $0.4 million. The book value of the fleet, as of March 31, 2018 was $1,018.3 million.
Celsius buys Kirk Kapitals tanker ships|
The Danish shipping company Celsius Shipping has bought four tankers from Kirk Kapital, which means that the company no longer has any connection with shipping. Kirk sold two other tankers to the Danish shipowner company Norden last month. Kirk Kapital, the owner of the Lego family, lost 224 million Danish kroner last year on its shipping activities.
Astor opened the cruise season in Esbjerg|
The red carpet was rolled out, and Englandkaj 401 was decorated with flags and flowers, when the year's first cruise ship, MS Astor, on Ascension Day, was came to the port of Esbjerg. The 176m long ship brought 477 passengers plus a crew of 289 on the trip from the German island Herring.
|The result maintains despite less activity|
Danpilot exited 2017 with a receding turnover due to less shipping, but have increased their operating result and maintains a surplus of nearly 19 million Danish kroner. The company are expecting a small decrease in revenues for 2018, but an unchanged surplus.
|Danish Ports happy with new proposition|
The government’s expert committee have come up with their proposition for a new harbour act. It suggests such things as that municipality ports should become joint stock companies. The proposition has been received positively by Danish shipping organization Danske Havne.
Green industri are thriving in Aalborg|
More environmental companies have decided to establish themselves or expand at the Port of Aalborg. None less than 16 companies that deal with recycling of different raw materials are attached to the port. It is an industry that the port sees a lot of potential in for the future.
Stena Lines ferries are becoming more green|
In 2016, Stena Line presented an ambitious strategy of more sustainable solutions and environmentally friendly improvements. The shipping company continues to live up to the promises of their sustainability strategy, a new evaluation of the company’s achievements for 2017 shows.
Vistula Mærsk wins Ship of the Year 2018|
It was the icebreaker feeder ship Vistula Maersk, owned by Maersk Line’s subsidiary Seago Line, which took home the title of 'Danish Ship of the Year 2018'. The winner was announced on Friday at the Danish Maritime Fair in Copenhagen.
DMF: Great atmosphere but fewer visitors|
The good weather accompanied the Danish Maritime Fair, which took place this week in brilliant sunshine at Lokomotivværkstedet in Copenhagen. The sunlight shined beautifully through the many windows, and contributed to the mood in a positive manner, despite the fact that fewer visitors showed up.
|Stena Oil Expands in Frederikshavn|
Stena Oil has signed an agreement to create a new marine fuel terminal in the Port of Frederikshavn. The facility will be fully adapted for the new Sulphur Directive 2020 and its location will reduce the distances travelled by bunkering vessels. The oil terminal will be the largest of its kind in Scandinavia, with a capacity of 75 000 cubic metres.
|DMF: Great attendance at PJ Diesel|
Panel discussion on 3D printing, organized in collaboration with Green Ship of the Future, especially attracted many visitors. In 2017, Green Ship of the Future had launched a project focusing on exploring the various possibilities that 3D technology provides
Port of Skagen gets record-breaking year |
When the American cruise ship "Brilliance of the Seas" on Thursday May 3 at 07.00 am, stops at the port of Skagen and releases its 2,500 guests to the popular destination in North Jutland, the ship simultaneously sets of a record breaking cruise ship season for the history of Skagen.
HRH Prince Joachim visits the DMF|
His Royal Highness Prince Joachim visited the Danish Maritime Fair on Wednesday, where he did the opening speech at the Danish Maritime Technology Conference. After his speech at the conference Prince Joachim went to visit a number of exhibitors in the fair hall, where the prince showed curiosity as always.
Prestigious opening of the DMF 2016|
Director of the Danish Shipping, Anne H. Steffensen and Director of Danish Maritime, Jenny N. Braat initiated the official opening of Danish Maritime Fair 2018 in Lokomotivværkstedet in Copenhagen Friday.
Maersk Tankers orders six new ships|
Maersk Tankers informs that the company has ordered six new LR2 product tankers from Dalian Shipyard, for a ”competitive price”. The plan is that the ships will be delivered over the course of two years, with the first delivery set for sometime in 2020, the company informs. The company has option on four additional ships.
|New simulator at Engineering Academy|
An advanced ship simulator at the academy of Technology Management and Marine Engineering in Copenhagen, trains students in all technical systems onboard a very large crude carrier (VLCC), but is also used to practice communication and prioritizing for when emergencies occur.
|Low currency gets Danes to cross Kattegat|
Stena Line are clearly feeling the impact of the current low currency rate in Sweden, which has made it a popular destination for Danish people to go shopping. Since the New Year, the shipping company has seen the number of passengers rise by 10 percent.
Maersk Drilling receives contracts |
Maersk Drilling has received three consecutive contracts for Maersk Resolute and an extension of a contract for Maersk Resolve. Both Maersk companies operate in the Netherland part of the North Sea. The value of the contracts is unknown at this point.
Nuclear power station passing Denmark|
The transportation of the Russian floating nuclear power station, Akademik Lomonosov, began on Saturday i Saint Petersburg, as it departed from Baltisky Ship Yard. The route will follow the Baltic Sea, the Danish waters and then along the Norwegian coast to Murmansk. The floating station will be under surveillance, but will not be escorted by any vessels.
Disruption program is open for everyone |
Danish shipping organization Danske Rederier will open the next edition of Maritime Disruptors Academy for all departments of Det Blå Danmark, when the event returns again this coming fall. 40 participants from shipping companies and relevant studies attended the first edition of the academy program of its kind back in January, which was held in collaboration with Dare Disrupt, who were extremely satisfied with the project.
Only two days until the show starts..|
On Wednesday May 2 09.00 am, the doors will open to the fourth edition of the Danish international maritime exhibition – the Danish Maritime Fair – which takes place in the event venue Lokomotivværkstedet located in Copenhagen
|Timeline for the official opening of DMF 2018|
Danish Maritime Fair 2018: Accompanied by The Royal Danish Navy Band, the official opening of the Danish Maritime Fair will take place Wednesday, May 2nd Engine Room 11:30 - 11.45
|Blue Business Opportunities|
Danish Maritime Fair 2018: When eyeing the Blue Industry, both the maritime sector and the offshore sector share many similarities: Tech-heavy industries with a diverse and skilled workforce carrying out large operations in harsh environments. Water and steel. Precision and strength.
H.R.H. Prince Joachim opens conference|
Danish Maritime Fair 2018: The technological maritime summit during Danish Maritime Days in early May, Danish Maritime Technology Conference, will again this year host H.R.H. Prince Joachim as the main speaker.
Scandlines had record results in 2017 |
Scandlines increased both their revenues and profitability in 2017, due to the expansion of capacity on the Gedser-Rostock route. Revenues increased by 4 percent to 487 million euro, while the operating result before depreciations and special posts rose by 7 percent to 194 million euro.
World’s largest offshore wind farm ready|
Seajacks Scylla have installed the last of the 87 wind turbines at the 659 MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm. This makes it the second time that Great Britain can brag about being in possession of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The first one to take the title was London Array with 630 MW.
Danish Ship of the Year 2018|
Danish Maritime Fair 2018: This year, four ships are competing for the title of 'Danish Ship of the Year', an award instituted by the Media Group Maritime Denmark in 2014. The winner of the prestigious title will be revealed at the Danish Maritime Fair on 10.30 am, Friday May 4.